6. california 1994

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6. california 1994

  1. 1. Check that you know our key words from our topic so far by unscrambling these anagrams(Tip: the amount of the words in the anagram does not show how many words there are!)OVAL CONA QUARK THEESERVICED TUTCONVICTS TRUECLEAN TIN TONBACON BLOC VINSCARCITY FLOP OWLSEA AIR NUA BAD REFUELING PHOTO QUIRKMEMORISE SETVOLCANOEARTHQUAKEDESTRUCTIVECONSTRUCTIVECONTINENTALVOLCANIC BOMBPYROCLASTIC FLOWEURASIANEARTHQUAKE PROOF BUILDINGSEISMOMETER
  2. 2. Links to the syllabus• This is your example of an MEDC earthquake
  3. 3. Where is California?
  4. 4. USA Earthquake Hazard Risk MapWhat does thismap showaboutearthquakes inthe USA?
  5. 5. Tectonic SettingOn your blank map labelon:•The San Andreas Fault•The direction of themovement of the plates•Three big cities: SanFrancisco, Los Angelesand San Diego•The epicentre of theNorthridge Earthquake(shown by the star)THEN: DescribeNorthridge’s TectonicSetting in the box.The San Andreas Fault is afault line made up of manysegments. Any of themcould move at any time.
  6. 6. So, why would people live there?• http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l01KuG0VU5U• Watch this clip and jot down some bulletpoints as to why people would still live in theearthquake-prone state
  7. 7. What happened?• Use the orienteering cards around the room totake notes into your 4 boxes about whathappened in Northridge in 1994 (DON’T COPY!)Extension: How do you think the time of day and datemay have affected the death toll?
  8. 8. Exam Question CornerChoose a tectonic event: Northridge Earthquake 1994Explain the natural processes which caused this eventand how human activities affected the impact of thenatural hazard. (8 marks)Helpful phrases:‘this meant that’‘as a result’‘consequently’Facts & Figures!
  9. 9. Case study will be marked using 3 levelsIf no valid names area = Max L2, 5 marks maximum for valid ideas aboutprocesses and impact0 marks No evidence submitted or response does not address the question.Level 1: [1-3 marks] Basic explanation of processes causing the hazard or effects ofhumans on the impact of the hazard.Demonstrates limited relevant knowledge and information. Written work containsmistakes in spelling, grammar and punctuation, which sometimes hindercommunication.Level 2: [4-6 marks] Explanation of processes causing the hazard and effects ofhumans on the impact of the hazard with limited development. Demonstratessome relevant knowledge based on a range of factual information and evidence.Written work is legible and spelling, grammar and punctuation are mostlyaccurate. Meaning is communicated clearly.Level 3: [7-8 marks] Thorough and developed explanation of causes of the hazardand effects of humans on the impact of the hazard – specific to particular event.Demonstrates thorough knowledge based on a full range of relevant factualinformation and evidence. Written work is legible and spelling, grammar andpunctuation are accurate. Meaning is communicated very clearly.
  10. 10. Radio News Report• Write a quick 30-secondradio news report to sum upwhat happened on 17/1/94.Include facts and figureswhere you can

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