+1-415-670-9189
info@expertsmind.com
Earthquakes across the continental united states
Course:- Other Subject
Reference No.:- EM13795740




Assignment Help
Assignment Help >> Other Subject

1. What patterns do you see in the distribution of earthquakes across the continental United States?

2. Locate your home on this map and make a note of the relative risk to you by indicating the color where you live. The USGS also reports on earthquakes around the world. Visit this interactive map to find the latest global earthquake data from the past seven days.

3. What patterns do you see in the distribution of earthquakes around the world?

4. Click on one of the earthquakes on the map and make a note of its magnitude and region.

5. Would you be willing to live in one of the red areas on the map? Explain.

6. If you and your family were forced to relocate to a red area, how could you use the USGS resources on earthquake readiness to help your family prepare themselves?

7. Examine the list of the most destructive earthquakes. What are the two most recent earthquakes on this list? What does this tell you about the power of science to control or predict earthquakes?

8. Even though science cannot predict or prevent earthquakes, what seismological tools do we have to sense the planet's rumblings? What events do you think might have encouraged the development of these tools?

9. How is this kind of geological energy different from biological energy (such as the calories creatures get when they consume food)? How are they the same?




Put your comment
 
Minimize


Ask Question & Get Answers from Experts
Browse some more (Other Subject) Materials
FUNCTIONAL PURPOSE: Performs activities associated with the environmental program for an area to implement environmental programs and to maintain compliance with applicable
What was the central purpose for developing the first APA Ethics Code? Was that purpose accomplished? Why or why not? Why were revisions to the code deemed necessary in 2002
Discuss in detail how terrorism creates "indirect" victims. Include a discussion of the terrorist as victim. Please include references and two articles on terrorism.
As a sixth grader around the age of 12, is it possible that Anika has moved into the Stage 3 phase-"Morality of non-violence"? Based on this stage, how do you think Anika wo
Comparison and contrast paper on two artworks they have viewed and analyzed at one of the Houston art museums - compare and contrast a Byzantine icon with an African tribal sc
America has a longer life expectancy for its citizens currently than it has had for several decades. However, when an unexpected illness of an elderly family member happens
1. If you were planning to do business in a culture that was opposite from your own on the cultural dimensions of "power distance" and "individualism/ collectivism," what ch
A pecan grower estimates from past records that if 20 trees are planted per acre, each tree will average 60 pounds of nuts per year. If for each additional tree planted per ac