A. Make calculations using seismic information to locate an earthquake epicenter
B. Compare and contrast the different types of seismic waves, their physical
of propagation, effects, and detection.
C. Understand the principle of and be able to construct a seismograph
D. Explain the causes for earthquakes
E. Compare and contrast the different scales used to measure seismic intensity.
F. Discuss the distribution of earthquakes and their relationship to plate tectonics.
G. Describe the effects of earthquakes on humans and techniques used by seismologists
understanding, studying, predicting, and potentially controlling earthquakes.
H. Explain the relationship between earthquakes and tsunamis.
I. Show how seismic data is used to infer the interior structure, physical
composition of the earth's interior.