Virtual Career Day: Seismologist
⭐️Let’s all take a field trip! On this Virtual Career Day, students get to be a Seismologist for an exciting and educational cross-curricular exploration! Students will learn about the scientific study of earthquakes and related phenomena, such as volcanic eruptions, and more!
⭐️This virtual career day in Google Slides & Seesaw contains video links, images, reading passages, exercises, writing activities, and more.
⭐️This resource integrates a variety of social studies and reading skills. Students also complete reading and writing assignments along with watching videos and completing thought-provoking exercises. Incorporates key reading comprehension, writing, multimedia, interdisciplinary studies, and other skills.
*Please note: This resource includes YouTube videos, so ensure you and your students have access to YouTube before purchasing. Although great care has been taken to ensure all content is appropriate for the stated grade levels, each classroom is unique and it is recommended that teachers review all content prior to use. This resource uses links to third-party content that may be changed or removed by the content owner. Links are reviewed regularly; however, if you find a broken link, please let me know so I can update the resource accordingly.
✏️Google Slides & Seesaw Formats – These interactive formats are perfect for classroom and distance learning. Slides are interactive and can be used as a fun and engaging exercise within the classroom or remotely.
✏️Engaging Interactive Maps & Virtual Video Tours – Interactive maps & virtual video tours take students inside the action.
✏️Reading Comprehension – Integrates key reading skills like compare & contrast, multimedia, multiple sources, and more.
✏️Writing & Social Studies – This virtual career day helps students understand more about the world around them and uses writing prompts to explore their reactions and ideas.
- What Is a Seismologist?
- Navigation Page
- Seismologist Study Earthquakes
- Earthquake Quiz
- A Career as a Seismologist
- Advancements in Seismology
- Kinds of Faults
- Advancement Questions
- Meet Maggi Glasscoe
- Meet Brian Baptie
- Earthquake Monitoring
- Meet Lucy Jones
- Common Misbeliefs
- Earthquake Preparedness
- Preparedness Tips
- Meet Katie Keranen
- Preparing for Seismology
- More to Explore!
*Answer Key Included
Take a closer look at what this virtual career day looks like in this video preview.
This resource is suitable for the following grade levels:
- 5th to 8th Grade: Independent for on-level students.
This virtual career day takes approximately 45 minutes to 1 hour to complete. The time it takes to complete can vary based on your students. It can be completed in one session or broken up into multiple sessions.