Discussion Questions

Lesson 4 "Earthquakes-The Rolling Earth" 


 

Thought and Discussion Questions 

1. Describe in your own words what a fault is.

2. How is a strike-slip boundary different from a convergent and divergent boundary?


3. What is a tsunami?

4. How does a tsunami form?

Hyperstudio Questions
1. How are earthquake waves produced?

2. What does a Richter Scale show?


3. What are the differences between compression, shear, and surface  
waves?



Lesson #5 Volcanoes
Discussion Questions #5
1. What caused the death of so many people during the second eruption of Vesuvius?

2. What is a pyroclastic flow?

Hyper Studio Questions #5
1. Where do volcanoes form?

2. What are the two definitions for the term volcano.

3. Write definitions in your own word for the following terms:
a) Active Volcano-
b) Dormant Volcano-
c) Extinct Volcano-

 
Lesson #6 Volcanic Terms
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Hyperstudio Questions
Label the following parts of a volcano by writing your answers on a sheet of paper.
A.  
B.  
C. 
D.  
E.  
F.