How can we protect against earthquakes?

In this lesson, we are going to be learning about measures cities have taken to protect their people and the city’s infrastructure against earthquakes.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Q1.In which country did the Tohoku earthquake occur?

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Q2.On which date did the earthquake occur on, in 2011?

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Q3.Infrastructure means...

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Q4.Match the effect to the category.
Environment (the natural environment)
Society (people)
Economy (money)

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.In which country did the Tohoku earthquake occur?

1/4

Q2.On which date did the earthquake occur on, in 2011?

2/4

Q3.Infrastructure means...

3/4

Q4.Match the effect to the category.
Environment (the natural environment)
Society (people)
Economy (money)

4/4

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How can we protect against earthquakes?

End of lesson quiz

Q1.Between 1994 and 2013, how many people died from earthquakes?

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Q2.What are harm-reduction measures?

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Q3.What are eccentrically braced frames (EBF) usually made from?

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Q4.Match the design description to the building reinforcement method.
Eccentrically braced steel frames (EBF)
Rocking buildings

4/4

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How can we protect against earthquakes?

End of lesson quiz

Q1.Between 1994 and 2013, how many people died from earthquakes?

1/4

Q2.What are harm-reduction measures?

2/4

Q3.What are eccentrically braced frames (EBF) usually made from?

3/4

Q4.Match the design description to the building reinforcement method.
Eccentrically braced steel frames (EBF)
Rocking buildings

4/4

Lesson summary: How can we protect against earthquakes?

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This was the final lesson in the unit Mountains, Volcanoes and Earthquakes .

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