Earthquake Effects Discussion Questions

Discussion Questions

1. Name some other strike-slip faults and their locations around the world.

2. What is plate tectonics?

3. Investigate some historic earthquakes and report on them.

4. On the paper model, a small town exists near the epicenter of the

earthquake. What are some of the problems or hazards the

townspeople might have to face living so close to a fault? Discuss

possible solutions to these problems with your class.



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