Earthquake Activities Book

All Ages

Our earthquake activities book is designed for students in all grades. Kids will learn how to make their own tin can seismograph, a pizza of the Earth, and create seismic waves.

The materials used in this activity book are usually easy to find around the house or at a local store. Each activity in this book is related to earthquakes. It is fun for students to learn why the Earth shakes, rattles and rolls.

Activities include:

  • Seismic Waves
  • Pizza of the Earth
  • Circle Mobile
  • Moving Plates
  • Earth's Mantle
  • Shaky Ground
  • Tin Can Seismograph

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Fascinating facts about earthquakes

All earthquakes create P waves and S waves that travel through the body of the Earth. P waves are compression waves that compress rocks and expand them as they pass through the Earth.

Love waves and Rayleigh waves are only produced during large earthquakes. They only travel along the surface of the Earth. Sometimes they will travel around the surface of the Earth several times they stop.

The inner and outer core of the Earth were discovered using earthquake waves. The outer core was discovered by a scientist studying S waves that stopped when they reached a boundary inside the Earth. S waves do not travel through liquids only solids. 

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