Earth on the Move: Home

Resources for Mrs. Minniecheske's Science class.

On the Web

Here are some links to some general Geology and Earth Science websites that you might find interesting.

Geology & Earth Science Dictionary

National Parks Service: Geologic Time


Measuring Seismic Energy

Above, Bill Nye explains the Richter Scale used for measuring the magnitude of earthquakes.

Below is a link to help us learn about the Richter and Mercalli Scales.

Richter & Mercalli Scales

Subject Guide

Devices for Measuring Movement of the Earth

Bill Nye explains how Seismometers and Seismographs work.

Below is a website with instructions for making a simple seismograph.

Make a Seismograph