Earthquake Proof Buildings Lesson for Kids

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What causes an earthquake?

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1. What makes many buildings collapse during an earthquake?

2. What is special about an earthquake-resistant building?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The worksheet and quiz help you see what you know about earthquake proof buildings. The causes of an earthquake and why buildings collapse during an earthquake are topics on the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These materials help you see what you know about:

  • Why earthquake-resistant buildings are special
  • How scientists have discovered how to make buildings more earthquake-resistant
  • Why earthquakes happen
  • The reason buildings fall during earthquakes

Skills Practiced

  • Reading awareness - make sure that you know the most important information from the lesson on earthquake proof buildings, such as one method used to make buildings earthquake-resistant
  • Remembering details - remember what you learned about how earthquake-resistant buildings are special
  • Learning practice - use what you learned to answer questions about how scientists figured out how to make earthquake-resistant buildings

Additional Learning

Earthquake Proof Buildings Lesson for Kids is a lesson you can use any time to review more about:

  • The effects of an earthquake
  • What 'faults' are
  • History of earthquake-resistant buildings
  • Why earthquake-resistant buildings are important
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