These earthquake worksheets are high quality, colourful activities designed to appeal to those wishing to learn about earthquakes. In full colour with student-friendly design layout, they aim to help make learning about earthquakes fun and interesting. These free geography resources can be downloaded and printed today for use in schools or at home and they are a wonderful way to help foster learning.
Using longitude and latitude
to locate earthquakes.
In this activity, we look at locating well known earthquakes on a world map using their latitude and longitude co-ordinates. There are eighteen earthquakes taken from history to locate and it is a good way of learning about longitude and latitude whilst also learning about earthquakes. This activity works well printed in A3 size or A4 size.
2011 Tohoku earthquake fact file
This is a research activity that looks at the find of and buildign up of facts about a specific earthquake case study. This activity can be completed using the tablet PCs looking at the wikipedia page for the 2011 Tohoku earthquake. The website address is listed on the worksheet for ease of use.
Here we look at a sequential activity which examines the order of events during the formation of a tsunami.
Here we describe the processes involved in creating earthquakes. We describe the events with the use of a diagram.
Here we examine the reasons behind tectonic plates moving and how this can lead to earthquakes.
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A comprehensive range of earthquake worksheets to support 12 different earthquake activities to help learning all about earthquakes. They come complete with a detailed answer key. The activities look at:
* Locating earthquakes using latitude and longitude,
* Tohoku 2011 fact file,
* Earthquake crossword,
* Earthquake vocabulary,
* Formation of a tsunami,
* How do earthquakes occur,
* How do tectonic plates move,
* The Mercalli scale