Earthquake

An Interactive Volcano Game for Students

From EarthScope - Let your students play this game to learn how GPS is used to monitor volcanoes.

Visit: http://www.cfa.harvard.edu/earthscope/volcano_island/index.html

Below is the information from the main screen of this web-based game.


Welcome to Volcano Island, Mayor:

You've just been elected the mayor of a small town near an active volcano. Please make yourself at home in your new office. You can see our famous volcano through your window.

Teachable Moment from IRIS - Magnitude 7.7 Earthquake in Pakistan

IRIS does an excellent job collecting and preparing resources we can use in our classrooms on recent, significant earthquakes. Check out their PowerPoint, visualizations and animations on this powerful earthquake (M7.7) that has killed at least 208 people in Pakistan's remote south-west province. Many houses were flattened and thousands of people have spent the night in the open.

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