This is an assignment to get students familiar with P and S waves. The assignment will require them to locate and determine which wave is the P-wave and which is the S-wave. They will also be required to determine the P-S time interval, and whether or not if the wave is a compression or dilation based on the first motion of the P-wave. Group Mini Project
This assignment will allow students to do research on an earthquake of their choice. They will be required to discuss where the earthquake occurred, the damages due to the earthquake, as well as the time at which the earthquake occurred. They will also be asked why they chose their particular earthquake to research. Since not all students may have the resources to research about an earthquake, 2 to 3 days will be spent in the library of the school.