Outcome: Causes and Location of Earthquakes

Investigate the causes and common locations of earthquakes

In this section, you will learn what causes earthquakes and why. You will also learn the locations of common earthquakes.

What You’ll Learn to Do

  • Describe earthquakes and their features
  • Identify the causes of earthquakes
  • Identify where earthquakes commonly occur

Learning Activities

  • Reading: The Nature of Earthquakes
  • Reading: Causes of Earthquakes
  • Reading: Common Locations of Earthquakes
  • Reading: The Ring of Fire


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