Build their own simple seismograph to measure shaking #STEM - great questions/extensions at the end of the activity
Hands on science plate tectonics unit for elementary kids.
STEM Challenge: Build an earthquake resistant house and then try it! Give it some vigorous shaking for 15 seconds! Will it stay upright?
What Is An Earthquake? | The Dr. Binocs Show | Learn Series For Kids - YouTube
Simple Science for Kids - Earthquake Experiment
Volcano unit for Kids - #homeschool #kindergarten #science
Earthquakes for kids
Source for lots of earthquake info, activities, and animations, etc especially for kids
Kid friendly descriptions of earthquakes and live world earthquake map that updates every minute.
Tsunamis, or gigantic waves, are one of the most destructive natural disasters. Discover how they’re formed, deep under the ocean surface.