Where do earthquakes happen, how strong are they, and why do they occur? This resource from Natural Resources Canada includes background information, presentations, a variety of activities and assessment ideas to be included in a comprehensive lesson or series of lessons on earthquakes and plate tectonics. The resource highlights current events such as recent earthquakes in Haiti and Japan.
Contributed by: Jane Wynne, Natural Resources Canada (BCScTA Catalyst 2011 Conference Presenter)
Grade 10 Science (2008)
D4 - analyse the processes and features associated with plate tectonics
Grade 8 Science (2016)
Plate Tectonic Movement
Major Geological Events of Local Significance
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