Preparing for Earthquakes

Cat Wise describes the dangers of earthquakes and interviews people who work with the public to prepare them for earthquakes and other natural disasters.

Questions:

  1. How and why have earthquakes impacted specific areas on Earth, including San Francisco and Japan?
  2. How can the public prepare for a natural disaster like an earthquake?
  3. How has earthquake preparation changed over the past century?

Tools:

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Minimum Wage Equals Major Controversy

Thai Da Silva explores the issue of minimum wage reform in the nation and in certain states.

 

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Minddrive: Minds in Motion

Thai Da Silva explores the world of Minddrive, a nonprofit organization that teaches at-risk kids how to remake old cars into modern electric ones.

 

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Minddrive: Minds in Motion

Thai Da Silva explores the world of Minddrive, a nonprofit organization that teaches at-risk kids how to remake old cars into modern electric ones.

 

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Trans Fat: A Hidden Killer

Elana Michelle describes the dangers of trans fats and interviews people who have worked to get trans fats banned by the FDA.

 

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