ERIC Number: ED457011
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2000-Aug
Earthquakes: A Teacher's Package for K-6. Revised Edition.
National Science Teachers Association, Arlington, VA.; Federal Emergency Management Agency, Washington, DC.
This teacher guide features five hands-on science units designed for elementary school students using an interdisciplinary approach. The first four units are presented at three different grade levels: K-2, 3-4, and 5-6. Units include: (1) "Defining an Earthquake"; (2) "Why and Where Earthquakes Occur"; (3) "Physical Results of Earthquakes"; (4) "Measuring Earthquakes"; and (5) "Earthquake Safety and Survival." (Contains 17 references.) (YDS)
Descriptors: Earthquakes, Elementary Education, Hands on Science, Integrated Curriculum, Language Arts, Learning Activities, Lesson Plans, Mathematics, Plate Tectonics, Resource Units, Safety, Science Instruction, Social Studies
FEMA, P.O. Box 2012, Jessup, MD 20794-2012. Tel: 800-480-2520 (Toll Free).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: National Science Teachers Association, Arlington, VA.; Federal Emergency Management Agency, Washington, DC.
Note: Funded by the U.S. Congress under the Earthquake Hazards Reduction Act of 1977. Produced by members of FEMA's Tremor Troop: Jeffrey Callister, Gerard Consuegra, and Sharon Stroud, along with Elizabeth Draper, Sheryl Eggers, and Molly Morrow.