Lesson Plans
Earth Science 8B 3rd Q 13.14 Lesson Plans
Week: 02/03/2014 Instructor: Cathy Baumann Academics
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Monday:
Lab: Slinky Earthquake Lab

Ch. 2 Sec. 2: Earthquakes & Seismic Waves
pp. 51-57: notes

Hmwk: Earthquakes & Seismic Waves 134

Objectives:
*Describe how the energy of an earthquake travels through Earth.
*Identify the scales used to measure the strength of an earthquake.
*Explain how scientists locate the epicenter of an earthquake.
Tuesday:
Lab: Finding the Epicenter

Ch. 2 Sec. 3: Monitoring Earthquakes
pp. 60-65: notes

Objectives:
*Explain how seismographs work.
*Describe how geologists monitor faults.
Wednesday:
Ch. 2 Sec. 3: Monitoring Earthquakes
pp. 60-65: notes

Hmwk: Monitoring Earthquakes 144

Objectives:
*Explain how seismographic data are used.

Ch. 2 Sec. 4: Earthquake Safety
pp. 68-73: group readings

Hmwk: Earthquake Safety 153

Objectives:
*Explain how geologists determine earthquake risk.
*Identify the kinds of damage an earthquake can cause.
*Provide suggestions to increase earthquake safety and reduce earthquake damage.
Thursday:
Ch. 2 Jeopardy Review

Hmwk: Key Terms 155
Friday:
Ch. 2 Earthquakes Test
 
 
 
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