Participants at a GIFT workshop (Credit: Jane Robb/EGU)

Educational resource Comics and board game - “When the Earth Quakes”

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Comics and board game - “When the Earth Quakes”

Associated divisions
Geochemistry, Mineralogy, Petrology & Volcanology (GMPV)
Geodynamics (GD)
Natural Hazards (NH)
Planetary and Solar System Sciences (PS)
Seismology (SM)
Tectonics and Structural Geology (TS)

Language
English

Age groups
5-11
11-15
16-18

Type of activities
Classroom
Home


Description

How the earthquake origin? What we can learn from seismic waves about Earth structure?
New educational tool explaining the propagation of seismic waves through our planet is aiming to be used by science communicators and teachers to explain the basic about the earthquake origin, seismic wave propagation and Earth structure and to attract students to Earth and planetary sciences.
Both the comics and the board game are released by The Institute of Geophysics of the Czech Academy of Sciences under Creative Commons license allowing to be freely used for all possible purposes.