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Measuring Earthquakes

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Taken 2 "Instructions"  - Movie Clip
From YouTube
In this new clip from Liam Neeson's "Taken 2" Neeson coaches his daughter Maggie Grace to help find his location. The clip could be used while teaching a lesson about seismic waves and the location of the epicenter.  (01:17)
January 25, 2013 at 10:02 PM
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Measuring Earthquakes
From YouTube, produced by NASA SciFiles
This is a NASA Sci Files segment explaining how scientists measure the power of earthquakes by using the Richter Scale and the Moment Magnitude Scale. Produced specifically for students and is suitable for elementary and older students.  (This is a... [more]
November 22, 2009 at 01:02 PM
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Earthquake Location and Magnitude
From YouTube, produced by Julian Thomson
John Ristau shows how seismic waves are analyzed to find the source location and magnitude of an earthquake.  (04:03)
December 13, 2012 at 10:30 PM
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Making a Seismometer
From pbslearningmedia.org, produced by PBS
For anyone who has never experienced an earthquake, it is very hard to imagine the ground moving beneath your feet. But that's exactly what happens when huge sections of Earth's crust crack or slip past one another. The results can range from nearly ... [more]
October 28, 2010 at 08:42 PM
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Richter Scale
From YouTube, produced by Sak Khan
In this eleven-minute video, Sal Khan discusses the basics of the logarithmic Richter and Moment Magnitude Scales use to measure earthquakes. (11:19)
August 29, 2011 at 03:41 PM
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Earthquakes : How Does the Richter Scale Work?
From YouTube, produced by Paul Volniansky
The Richter Scale works by allowing scientists to measure the size and intensity of an earthquake. This video is suitable for high school students. The instructor is Steve Jones who is an experienced high school mathematics and science teacher. Filmm... [more]
November 22, 2009 at 01:06 PM
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