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Each of you has been hired as a consultant to the President/Prime Minister of a specific country to give geologic advice about:
The types of catastrophic events and geologic formations in the country
The history and recent geologic events in the country
The various hazards and the potential effect the events have on living things
The technologies available that could save living things
Select a region of the world from the options provided LINK
Research the crust type and plate boundary in your selected region
Research and explain the main geological even and formations caused by plate. movements in the area, and explain how they happen.
Research a brief history of major geological events in the area
Find out about recent seismic activity in the area LINK
Choose at least ONE (1) type of natural disaster that occurs there (earthquakes, tsunamis, or volcanoes) and research the possible hazards associated with that type of disaster.
Research technologies available for that type of disaster and suggest ways to save living things: Warning, Rescue, and/or Prevention
WARNING: Early warning/detection systems or earthquakes, tsunamis, or volcanic eruptions.
RESCUE: Rescue or relief procedures after an earthquake, tsunami, or volcanic eruption as already occurred.
PREVENTION: Anti-earthquake, tsunami, or volcanic eruption technologies available.
To reduce information to main ideas
To understand and learn important information
.....tell me what I need to know but keep it BRIEF!
Earthquakes Hazards Program
Your final product will include images - you can copy and paste images into your Research Notecard.
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