In 2008 a team of scientists warned that a large earthquake could hit Haiti. Local geologist Carol Prentice, who was part of that team, discusses how they came to that conclusion and how the Bay Area could be next.
Can earthquakes be predicted? Northern California researchers are now identifying the slow-moving clues that may foreshadow violent quakes.
Students investigate earthquakes of the past and analyze data to determine the predictability of future quakes.
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To distinguish between general academic words and words that are specific to science using Academic vs. Content Vocabulary.
To show how details are organized into categories that in turn are related to main ideas using a Spider Map.
In January 2010 a 7.0 earthquake struck along a strike slip fault that passes through Haiti. Scientists had predicted the right magnitude, but could not know the date.
Find out how sensors can detect an earthquake seconds before the damaging waves arrive.
Students will learn how waste water wells work, explore the potential consequences of waste water wells, and hold a debate.
Talks about the dramatic improvements in earthquake prediction technology since 1989. But what can be done with ten seconds of warning?
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