For Educators: Activities
Understanding Earthquakes A UC Santa Barbara site featuring earthquake animations, an earthquake quiz, and earthquake accounts by famous people like Mark Twain.
Exploring the Earth A simulation that shows the motion of seismic waves generated by a single earthquake through the Earth.
Animations Animations that display what happens at different fault zones and wave propagation during earthquakes.
USGS and IRIS Education Websites:
Other Online Seismo-Teaching Resources:
From the California Geological Survey
- Geologic Hazards:
- CGS Note Series: The CGS answers frequently asked questions.