Are You Ready To Shake

Student Worksheet

This Worksheet is intended to help you find out more about hazards associated with earthquakes. All of the information needed to complete this worksheet can be found at NOAA's National Ocean Service “Protecting Our Ports and Harbors” Web site:, and the U.S. Geological Survey’s Earthquake Hazards Program Web site:

1. Define:

2. Identify mitigation options for one of the following hazards assigned by your teacher:


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