Earthquake Compare and Contrast Paper
Skills and concepts that students must have mastered
How the activity is situated in the course
Content/concepts goals for this activity
- research two different earthquakes and associated tsunami
Higher order thinking skills goals for this activity
- compare and contrast two famous tsunami generating earthquakes
Other skills goals for this activity
- write a research-based term paper utitlizing peer reviewed articles
- use GEOREF to locate sources of information
- use interlibrary loan to obtain peer-reviewed articles.
Description and Teaching Materials
I would assign this at the beginning of the semester. I would ask students to provide a general outline as well as show me their sources well before the paper deadline.
Earthquake Paper (Microsoft Word 2007 (.docx) 19kB May30 13)