Learning Links & Earthquake Activities

Essentials of Geology Animations
A collection of animations describing concepts of geology
Plate Tectonics Quiz
Faultline:Seismic Science at the Epicenter
lots of resources, information, activities and graphics concerning earthquakes in California
Kid's Earthquake Questions & Answers
kids' questions answered by scientists
Animations & Interactive Animations of Seismology Fundamentals
animations illustrating the fundamentals of earthquakes and seismology
Garlock Fault Fly-Over
virtual fly-over of the Garlock fault
San Andreas Fault Fly-Over
virtual fly-over of the San Andreas Fault
Kid's - ready.gov
activities and materials aimed at making kids more aware of hazard preparedness
What on Earth is Plate Tectonics?
excellent presentation with vivid graphics
Jules Verne Voyager and Jules Verne Voyager, Jr.
an interactive map tool that enables students and scientists to better understand the relationships between geophysical and geological processes, structures, and measurements with high-precision GPS data. These are Javascript based tools.
One-page Information Sheets on Earthquake Topics
one-page information sheets about various earthquake topics
Cool Earthquake Facts
fascinating earthquake facts
The Richter Scale
An interactive demonstration of calculating the magnitude of an earthquake based on amplitude and S and P wave locations
Earthquakes: Seismic Destruction
links to photos of earthquake effects and tsunami effects
Coloring Pages to Print
Earthquake-related coloring pages to print out and color
Online Coloring Pages
Interactively color earthquake-related pictures
Kid's Hazards Quiz
short quiz on preparedness and where earthquakes occur
Plate Tectonics Activities
Games, quiz
Without Warning! (Earthquake Safety and Information)
An online comic book.
Interactive presentation covering the science of tsunamis, preparedness, research, and historical tsunamis.
Science of Earthquakes, The
brief and basic earthquake science concepts
Today in Earthquake History
what happened today in earthquake history
Science Fair Project Ideas
specific projects with directions and ideas
Listening to Earthquakes
music and earthquakes have something in common!
This Dynamic Earth: The Story of Plate Tectonics
excellent comprehensive overview of plate tectonics with excellent graphics, online USGS general interest publication
Earthquake ABC: A Child's View of Earthquake Facts and Feelings
by kids for kids, with a special section for parents and teachers
Online Wordsearch Puzzles
Interactive wordsearch puzzles with earthquake-related words
Photos of Faults and Fault Zone Features
Pangea to Present
slide-show type presentation
How Earth's Plates Move
slide-show type presentation
Earthquakes: The Rolling Earth
slide-show type presentation
Earth's Layers, The
slide-show type presentation
Rock'n on Shakey Ground (4MB PDF)
The basics of earthquake science written especially for the elementary school level.
Animations for Earthquake Terms and Concepts
Flash animations illustrating basic earthquake terms and concepts.
Recommended Reading about Earthquakes for Kids and Adults
list of books
Tsunami Information for Kids
Brochures, coloring books, and educational links for kids.
Be A Hero!
Hazards preparedness information aimed at kids, parents, and educators.
Information on the basics of earthquakes.
EarthScope Resources for Students & Teachers
Animations, online lectures, visualizations and more, mostly from IRIS.