Tuesday, October 16, 2007

Earthquake Lesson Plan

Homeschool Teacher - Lesson Plan & NewsletterOctober 17, 2007
On this day in 1989, many baseball fans were surprised when the World Series game they were watching was interrupted by an Earthquake. Read more about it here: http://pubs.usgs.gov/dds/dds-29/. Learn more about Earthquakes here: http://www.weatherwizkids.com/earthquake1.htm

Learn about where earthquakes might be more likely to happen here: http://www.nationalgeographic.com/xpeditions/lessons/15/g35/earthquakes.html
And with this coloring page: http://earthquake.usgs.gov/learning/kids/coloring/hazmap.pdf

Creative Writing
Pretend you are a newspaper reporter and write a story as if you were reporting an Earthquake that had just occurred. Send your story to kellys3ps@sbcglobal.net to earn a point.
Language Arts
The Causes of Earthquakes. Read this passage and fill in the blanks: http://www.cdli.ca/CITE/earth_quake_3.PDF
Learn some earthquake vocabulary here: http://www.thepotters.com/puzzles/kids/earthquakes.html
And this crossword puzzle: http://www.edhelper.com/Earth_theme12.htm

Try this fun candy quake experiment: http://www.uen.org/Lessonplan/preview.cgi?LPid=1113

Try this earthquake math puzzle: http://library.thinkquest.org/03oct/00494/Earthquake/05_Earthquake_Games_Solution.htm

Don’t Forget the Math Challenge!

For more Free Homeschool Lesson Plans
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/HomeschoolteacherlessonplansKto3/ (k-3)

http://groups.yahoo.com/group/homeschoolteacherlessonplans/ (4-8)

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