Earth's Dynamic Geosphere: Earthquakes and Your Community

Earth's Dynamic Geosphere book cover
AGI/It's About Time

Students are challenged to produce a public service message (video or audio) and a brochure that educates the public about the earthquake hazard in their community and suggest ways to reduce the damage caused by earthquakes.

Students Will...

  • Understand how and why earthquakes are part of Earth systems.
  • Participate in scientific inquiry and construct logical conclusions based on evidence.
  • Recognize the hazards and benefits of earthquake activity.
  • Appreciate the value of Earth science information in saving lives and preventing or reducing damage to communities.