July 17

BTN #11

LINK: Earthquakes

Summary: Red

Recalls: Sky blue

Questions: Gold

Insight: Navy Blue

This text was about how Haiti’s earthquake did more damage then the one in Chile even though the one in Chile was stronger [in force]

1.When an earthquake hits it is most likely to cause a tsunami if the state/country is near water

2.In Haiti the earthquake killed 250,000 people

3. The earthquake in Chile was 500 times more powerful then the one Haiti but only killed about 500 people 

4.The earthquake in Chile went for 1 minute

5. When the earthquake in Chile was happening it was so strong it nearly change earths rotation.

6.When earthquakes go off families might get broken up

7.An earthquake is measured on the richter scale

8.Chile is located in the ring of fire [a place where earthquakes are more likely to happen]

9. Even though the one in Chile was earthquake was stronger it came down to money because  for a building to be stable or near stable you need to use money to by steel to re-in-force  the building 

Do earthquakes happen out of the ring of fire?

Which earthquake caused the most destruction?

When an earthquake happens people will be scared as the don’t know if it is a big earthquake or a small one

 

Picture of ring of fire