Students will be able to
- describe seismic waves,
- identify seismic waves as circular waves,
- identify the types of waves in earthquakes: longitudinal and transverse,
- identify and describe the function of a seismograph,
- interpret the output of a seismograph,
- define what is meant by the magnitude of an earthquake,
- identify and describe the main scales used to measure earthquakes: the Richter scale and the Mercalli scale.