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Student Handout_IS5T1A: Evaluate 2: Earthquakes Name Max Gannon Date 3-13-20 Period 5 Evaluate 2: Earthquakes 1. What is an earthquake? The tectonic plates moving into each other creating friction, shooting off of the plates upwards towards the crust creating a wave through the earth causing an earthquake. 2. Explain how seismic waves are generated by an earthquake? The plate being pushed down by the other plate shoots upward from the contained energy creating a wave on the crust. 3. Draw a diagram of P-wave, S-wave, and surface waves to show how a particle would move in each of the waves. 4. Rank P-waves, S-waves, and

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Unformatted text preview: Surface waves in order from fastest to slowest. Surface waves, p waves, s waves 5. What kinds of ground motion would you expect to feel in an earthquake? Rolling shaking ground. Something that makes me feel like I'm on a boat on the ocean Student Handout_IS5T1A: Evaluate 2: Earthquakes Name Max Gannon Date 3-13-20 Period 5 ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________...
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