Goals, Objectives and Materials

For Lesson #4

"Earthquakes-The Rolling Earth"


To familiarize students with the processes that cause earthquakes.



The students will:

  1. Become familar with and be able to demostrate how earthquake waves are produced;
  2. Become familar with the different types of fault zones;
  3. Become familar with the causes of earthquakes.



  1. One copy of the Content Lesson #4 for each student
  2. Plastic Table
  3. Three cups of sand
  4. Rubber Mallet
  5. Jump Rope
  6. Slinky