What is Seismology?

Seismology is the study of earthquakes and seismic waves that move through and around the earth. A seismologist is a scientist who studies earthquakes and seismic waves.

What are Seismic Waves?

Seismic waves are the waves of energy caused by the sudden breaking of rock within the earth or an explosion. They are the energy that travels through the earth and is recorded on seismographs.

What is Plate Tectonics?

This video is a great example of explaining plate tectonics, and they probably explain it better than we can.  Enjoy and trust us, the song will be playing in your head for the rest of the day, even in your compacted math class.

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