IRIS Offers Lessons to Help STEM Educators Teach About Recent Earthquakes


Teachable Moments lessons, created by seismologists and educators, focus on recent earthquakes in Mexico and Haiti


WASHINGTON, D.C. (September 8, 2021) — The Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology (IRIS) is providing free resources to help STEM educators teach about recent earthquake events, such as the 7.0 magnitude earthquake in Mexico on September 8 and the 7.2 magnitude earthquake in Haiti on August 14. These Teachable Moments presentations contain an explanation of the science of why the earthquake occurred, and often also includes Associated Press

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