Richter Scale



 

Richter scale is a measurement using the numbers 1 to 12 to express the magnitude of earthquakes. This scale was named after a man named Charles Robert Richter but he also had a working partner who's name was Beno Gutenberg, both men were American seismologists.

Each number on the scale refers to the magnitude of an earth tremor or earthquake as a logarithmic expression of the amount of energy released during the tremor.

This worksheet comes from the linked workbook and has this assignment and lots of other fun science worksheets related to the science names projects.

 

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