Objective 2: Summarize the causes and impacts of earthquakes

Objective 2: Summarize the causes and impacts of earthquakes. Earthquakes have caused considerable fear and damage since at least the time of the flood. Biblical prophecy associates earthquakes with end times. Plate tectonic theory explains the causes and locations of earthquakes, which occur predominantly at plate boundaries but which may occur at any fault. According to the U.S. Geological Survey 42 states including Ohio, “have a reasonable chance of experiencing damaging ground shaking from an earthquake in the next 50 years.” Learning Activity #3: Earthquake Exercise Read Chapter 5, Sections 1-4 in The Heavens and the Earth textbook. For onsite students, come to class prepared to discuss questions 6, 7, and 12 from the Review Section in Chapter 5. Topics will include: the types of earthquake waveslocating the focus of earthquake wavesmeasuring earthquake wavesearth interiorResearch an event involving an earthquake OR investigate the causes, measuring scales, and impacts of earthquakes Submission Item: Write a 1-2 page written report on earthquakes. Your report should summarize the measuring scales, causes, impacts, and most common locations of earthquakes and will include either an identification chart or relate the information to a current event of a recent earthquake. APA formatting is only required for citing sources and references, unless otherwise instructed by your professor.Learning Activity #4: Volcanoes Exercise Read Chapter 5, sections 5 and 6 in The Heavens and the Earth textbook. For onsite students, come to class prepared to discuss questions 6, 7, and 12 from the Review Section in Chapter 5. Topics will include: Discuss types of volcanoesVolcanic materialsDangers caused by volcanoesLocation of volcanoes Research an event involving a volcano OR investigate the causes, measuring scales, and impacts of volcanoesSubmission Item: Write a 1-2 page (250 to 500 words double spaced) written report on volcanoes. Your report should summarize the measuring scales, causes, impacts, and most common locations of volcanoes and will include either an identification chart or relate the information to a current event of an active or recent volcano.APA formatting is only required for citing sources and references, unless otherwise instructed by your professorNO PLAGERISM AND USE REFERENCES

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