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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.Which is the correct category for the reporting of 4,000 people missing?

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Q5.Which is the correct category for the reporting of disruption to travel and farming, which cost the council money?

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Q6.Which is the correct category for the reporting of a tsunami wave and flooding?

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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?

1/6

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

2/6

Q3.Infrastructure means...

3/6

Q4.Which is the correct category for the reporting of 4,000 people missing?

4/6

Q5.Which is the correct category for the reporting of disruption to travel and farming, which cost the council money?

5/6

Q6.Which is the correct category for the reporting of a tsunami wave and flooding?

6/6

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How can we protect against earthquakes?

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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.Which type of building reinforcement method is being described? The columns of a buildings frame are not anchored or rooted to the building’s foundation. This means that when an earthquake occurs and shaking strikes the building rocks as the frame lifts off the foundation and tilts.

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Q5.Which type of building reinforcement method is being described? These reinforcement tools are stiff themselves, and so suit stiff concrete or unreinforced buildings. Often they’re added to the exterior of a building, as it is cheaper and easier than adding to the interior.

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Unit quizzes are being retired in August 2023

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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?

1/5

Q2.What are harm-reduction measures?

2/5

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

3/5

Q4.Which type of building reinforcement method is being described? The columns of a buildings frame are not anchored or rooted to the building’s foundation. This means that when an earthquake occurs and shaking strikes the building rocks as the frame lifts off the foundation and tilts.

4/5

Q5.Which type of building reinforcement method is being described? These reinforcement tools are stiff themselves, and so suit stiff concrete or unreinforced buildings. Often they’re added to the exterior of a building, as it is cheaper and easier than adding to the interior.

5/5

Lesson summary: How can we protect against earthquakes?

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