Eology i??Volcanoes&Earthquakei?0 Assignment19


Go to Weekly Lectures, open the folder for Week 10 and read the lectures posted there.
Go to Weekly Readings, open the folder for Week 10 and read chapters 13 & 14 of Full Rip 9.0: The Next Big Earthquake in the Pacific Northwest. You will also read two online articles about induced earthquakes (these articles are also posted in the Weekly Lectures folder for Week 10).
There are no videos this week! Instead youll watch several earthquake simulations, see Assignment 20 for instructions.
Go to the following link, ShakeOut:


Heres what you need to do for this assignment:

a) From the Oregon ShakeOut page, explore the Plan Your Drill section (toward the bottom of the page). The information you read here will help you with the quiz!

b) Explore the Check the Stats section. Sign up to participate in the 2014 ShakeOut drill! You can sign up as an individual, or you can get your schools, businesses, neighborhood groups, churches, clubs, sports teams, etc. to participate and list them on the website.

c) Now go to the Play and Share section. Click on the first item, Beat the Quake. Play the game as many times as you like to get the hang of it. When youre done you will have the option to email your score to friends and invite them to play the game. Email as many friends as you want and also:

Email your score to me. Id like to think that were friends now.

d) Click the second item, the Earthquake App by the American Red Cross. Its free to install on your phone or other device and it will keep you alerted about future earthquakes. Its also fun to play with and has good information about how to stay prepared.

d) Click the third item, Quake Quiz. Go through each of the scenarios (At Home, The Beach, Driving, At Work, Commute, Dining Out). Be sure to observe what happens to peoples hair and facial expressions after each earthquake occurs. Its pretty funny. Also be sure to click on each of the blue areas for more tips about what to do to stay prepared.

Full Rip 9.0: The Next Big Earthquake in the Pacific Northwest

Chapter 13: Future Science, Coming Quake

Chapter 14: Inevitable, Inscrutable

Pages 217-242

Induced Earthquakes

Can humans cause earthquakes?
Induced earthquakes are occurring as you read this!

Check out these articles for two different types of man-made earthquakes. The first article discusses earthquakes associated with fracking for oil and gas. New studies suggest the injection of waste water from fracking can trigger small earthquakes:

Tell me what you think!