Department of Earth Science |Northeastern Illinois University

INTRODUCTION TO EARTH SCIENCE
ESCI 121

Section 06
Fall 2009

Daily Objectives #20  (November 10, 2009)                                                                                                         Dr. Sanders

w Don't forget to sign up for Weather Tracking!  (See the Homework page.)
w The deadline for the earthquake extra credit opportunity has been extended until Thursday, Nov. 12.
w We have an exam on Thursday this week!   

By the end of today's class, you should be able to do the following:


EARTHQUAKES AND GEOTECTONICS

w View some of the videos and animations of the Indian Ocean tsunami of December 26, 2004.  This tsunami resulted from the earthquake we studied last week.  

w  Using the earthquake maps the class produced, arrange them in meaningful groups based on the patterns of earthquake epicenters and based on the patterns of focal depths you observe in each.  The worksheet appears at this link.  Groups for this activity:

  Donna, Katherine, Zachary, Kim, Barbara  
Ammon, Catherine, Gaby, Ammar, Rocio   Francisco, Scott, Denyse, David
  Terry, Elchonon, Santos, Erika, Jelena  
Yet to be assigned to a group:
AJ, Annie, Allen
   
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