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What is an Earthquake

This resource is a PDF about Earthquakes which can be printed or put on the IWB.It includes:- TWLH Chart & Glossary Template- What is an Earthquake- Factual recount of an earthquake- How do we measure an Earthquake eg Richter Scale & Modified Mercalli Scale- What causes an Earthquake eg Tectonic PlatesAll fonts, graphics and pictures used are on my credits page.

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Unfortunately, scientists still have no way of predicting earth-shaking disasters. EARTHQUAKES: THE SCIENCE BEHIND SEISMIC SHOCKS AND TSUNAMIS examines what causes an earthquake, how scientists measure them, and provides tips to stay safe during this natural disaster. The authors also explore the dangerous aftermaths of earthquakes including landslides, fires, and giant waves of water called tsunamis.