Part 1 –

Copy earthquake data directly from USGS html output and paste into a spreadsheet for editing. Save as a comma separated values (CSV) file.

Part 2 –

Download and install GIS software. Open and explore a base map.

Part 3 –

Map latitude and longitude data. Layer and query it to analyze geographic patterns.

Part 4 –

Draw conclusions and describe findings. Make predictions about where you think the next big earthquake will strike Earth. Write a report supported by your analyses.