Determining Earth's Layered Interior—Tutorial 2/8

4min 30s Novice

Part 2/8 The Role of Observed Data 
In this video, we introduce the role the seismologists will play in the investigation and how seismic data from a real earthquake will contribute to our exploration of Earth's interior. 

Tutorial to accompany the Lesson, "Determining and Measuring Earth's Layered Interior"

 

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Students work first in small groups, and then as a whole class to compare predicted seismic wave travel times, generated by students from a scaled Earth model, to observed seismic data from a recent earthquakes. This activity uses models, real data and emphasizes the process of science.

Lesson Novice