Science Netlink - Earthquakes lesson plans

Science Netlink - Earthquakes lesson plans
Type of Resource: Weblink

This online resource details a series of activities that examine how earthquakes are recorded and gives explanations as to why they occur.

These Science Netlink lessons also provide background information as well as suggested motivations for students.

Links to animations, worksheets and videos are provided, as are possible assessment tools.

Australian Curriculum:
  • Year 9 > Science Inquiry Skills > Planning and conducting > Select and use appropriate equipment, including digital technologies, to... > ACSIS166
  • Year 9 > Science Inquiry Skills > Processing and analysing data and information > Analyse patterns and trends in data, including describing relationships between... > ACSIS169
  • Year 9 > Science Understanding > Earth and Space Sciences > The theory of plate tectonics explains global patterns of geological activity... > ACSSU180
  • Year 9 > Science as a Human Endeavour > Nature and development of science > Scientific understanding, including models and theories, are contestable and... > ACSHE157