Shane's Earthquake Lab

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Shane's Earthquake Lab

  1. 1. 3-28-11 Shane' Earthquake Lab
  2. 2. Prediction of top ten future Quakes <ul><li>1 South America West Coast </li></ul><ul><li>2 East Asia </li></ul><ul><li>3 California </li></ul><ul><li>4 India </li></ul><ul><li>5 Alaska </li></ul><ul><li>6 Europe </li></ul><ul><li>7 Central Asia </li></ul><ul><li>8 Kamchatka Peninsula Russia </li></ul><ul><li>9 Philippine Islands </li></ul><ul><li>10 New Zealand </li></ul>
  3. 3. My Data
  4. 4. What have you learned about earthquakes and earthquake prediction? <ul><li>I have learned that earthquakes occur everyday. I have also learned that many significant earthquake occur on the plate boundaries and often occur near the same areas. Another thing I learned is earthquake prediction is difficult because we can only look at the past of earthquakes in the area. </li></ul>
  5. 5. What factors influence earthquake prediction? <ul><li>Some factors that influence earthquake prediction are where earthquake have happened in the past. Another factor is where the plate boundaries are. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Where on Earth do most of the really big earthquakes strike? <ul><li>Most of the large Significant earthquake occur on the plate boundaries. The also repeat where they have occur before. </li></ul>

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