PREPARING FOR AN EARTHQUAKETake my choose your own adventure to learn how tobest prepare for an earthquake. Keep playing until you become an earthquake expert.
SAFE PLACEThe Sullivan children having a snack onthe couch. Suddenly they felt the groundbeneath them shake. “We are having anearthquake,” declared asked Brian, theoldest brother. “Where should we go,”asked Ernie, the youngest brother.Hide underneath a sturdy table or desk.Seek shelter in the kitchen
UNDERNEATHGood choice.You have helped keep your family safe.Being under the furniture has helped you avoid thingsfalling around your house.Grandpa Joe was upstair taking a napwhen the earthquake hit. Should heRoll on the ﬂoor next to his bed.Stay in the bed, protecting his head with a pillow.
GO TO THE KITCHENThis decision has put the Sullivan family in greatdanger. There are lots of objects and appliances thatcould injure someone. Better luck next time. Startover
COVER WITH PILLOWGreat call! Covering his head as helped save grandpa.
GO TO THE FLOORGrandpa is now at risk because there are manyobjects that could now hit him. Try again.
Good decision. Grandpa has protected himself fromﬂying objects and is now safe.Mrs. Sullivan was in her car when she feltshaking. What should she do?Step out of the car and get out.Pull over to the side of the road when it is safe.
STEP OUT OF THE CARIt is never a good idea to be outside during anearthquake. Study some more and try again.
PULL OVER AND WAITMrs. Sullivan made a wise choice. She stays in her caruntil the shaking is over and listens to the news.Mr. Sullivan was at the beach when theearthquake hit. Where should he go?Drop and cover and then seek higher groundDive into the water
JUMP INTO THE WATERMr. Sullivan jumped into the water. This was adangerous decision as there could be a tsunami afterthe earthquake. Try again
DROP AND COVERAnother good decision. Make sure to seek higherground in case of a tsunami.Congratulations you are an earthquakeexpert!