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Lesson 2 Guide LabEarthquakes
This Assignment has 4 parts:
I: Earthquakes in the past 7 days
II: Earthquake Probability in Rexburg
III: Peak Ground Acceleration (PGA) Maps
IV. Earthquake Intensity
V: Evaluate Potential Damage to Your Home
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Lesson 1 Guided Lab BPlate Boundary Field Trip
This Virtual Field Trip has 3 parts:
Part 1: Exploring the Ocean Floor
Part 2: Exploring Plate Boundaries
Part 3: Exploring Specific Destinations
Setting up Google Earth:
a) Copy the PlateBou
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Lesson 1 Guided Lab ALearning Google Earth
Purpose: Learn to use Google Earth to display and explore features of the surface of the earth.
This Guided Lab has 3 parts.
Part 1: helps you locate and download the Google Earth app
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Lesson 8 Guided LabFloods
Determine the percent of declared disasters that are floods.
Use web resources to determine whether there is a current danger of flooding or extreme precipitation in a
region of the U.S.
Where did your disaster occur? HATTIESBURG, Miss
What type of disaster was it? Tornado
When did it occur? early Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017
Was anyone killed or injured? Yes 4 people were killed.
What economic losses occurred? Many, it is too early to know th
Great Date 5
When my roommate and I read through 3rd Nephi Chapter 8, we looked for the signs of a
composite volcanic eruption. There were many things that occurred in that chapter, tempests,
fires, whirlwinds, and physical upheaval. I think that last ter
This weeks great date was interesting. The thought of having no water, electricity, phone
service, or natural gas was a little hard to comprehend. If I were actually in that situation
however, I would stay outside as much as possible in case of
Position Paper #1
Living sustainably means something different to each person. It is an important environmental
issue that needs to be addressed regardless of any one persons opinion. The earth is at stake and we
B) Great Discussion: Discuss the economic benefits and losses that would
affect your community if 50% of the homes were destroyed and 20% of the
people were killed in a natural disaster.
When I discussed this scenario with my roommate Reese, we came to th
Great Date assignment
For my assignment, I chose to speak with my roommate about his experiences dealing
with natural disasters and how he thinks we could lessen the damage, or avoid the damage
caused by them. I explained to him that the
Disaster Report #2
An earthquake of magnitude 8.2 struck along the Chile pacific shore on Sep 15th, 2015. City of
llapel was destroyed and the city electricity was knocked out leaving all the citizens in darkness.
The article that I read talked about how
Disaster Report #4
Alaska Pavlof Volcano erupted in March 2016. It erupted over the weekend and continued to make the
ash cloud all the way until Monday. The ash cloud on Monday was 37000 feet high and trailed 400 miles
to the northeast. The highest the a
- What is the difference between magma and lava? How is magma (melted rock) produced in
the mantle (3 ways)?
1. Adding in some water: Flux melting (process of subduction, water lowers the melting
Disaster Report #7
The flood in Ascensions Parish Louisiana happened on August 16 th, 2016. The flood stared because the
Amite River over flooded. The flood left a large amount of water behind which was responsible for at
least 7 deaths. The government es
Disaster Report #5
Landslide in Myanmar happened on August 24 th, 2016. There first was an earthquake and then the
second hazard was a landslide. It killed 3 people and cause a lot of damage to over 170 temples. The
landslide happened near the riverbanks.
Disaster Report #6
There was a landslide that happened in Eastern Mexico in August 2016. At least 40 people were killed in
the horrific landslide. The landslide happened as a result of a tropical storm names Earl. In Puebla at
least 28 people died. Eleven
Mount Sinabung in Indonesia happened recently in multiple years. Documentations have been recorded
in an eruption in the early hours of 29 August 2010 and eruptions in September and November 2013,
January, February and October 2014. The volcano erupted ag
What is the name and location of your volcano?
The name of the Volcano is Tambora. It is located in Indonesia.
What type of volcano is it (composite, shield, etc.)?
Tambora is a Stratvolcano.
Give a brief eruptive history of your volcano (when and how
Landslide Case Study Prepare
When and where did your landslide occur?
The Frank Slide occurred at 4:10 a.m. on April 29, 1903.
What type of landslide was it (e.g., rotational slide, rock fall, creep, etc.)?
The landslide was a massive rock avalanche.
Disaster Report #1
Earthquake in Nepal
On April 25th 2015 and May 12th 2015 earthquakes.
The magnitude of both of these earthquakes was 7.8 and 7.3. The earthquake in April was a big
devastation to the whole country. More than thousands of people died and
FD SCI 201
I really enjoyed learning about earthquakes this week. I served my mission in southern California
and while there were not any major earthquakes in my time there. There were quite a few smaller ones
that I fel
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This week I learned a lot the Earths Plates. It was surprisingly interesting. I remembered most of
the terms from middle school but it was really cool to actually be able to see them in practice on google
June 5, 2016
Psychology: Parochial Altruism
Historically, Homo sapiens have been able to work in groups to survive and
have ultimately put the advances of members of their group above the advances of
The Puzzle with Many Pieces
Chemists throughout the years have been working on the
periodic table and developing hypotheses that gave us
the current version that we now have. Some of those
Chemists did not realize that their seemingly minor
Lesson 09 Group Activity: Testing Ideas
Although not how science is often done, the Hypothesis > Expected Results > Actual Results
pattern of a scientific argument is a powerful model for testing ideas in science. In order to
use this argument pattern suc