What is an earthquake?

Roger Walter

Listening — Beginner Level
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Watch the video and answer the questions

  1. What is the surface of the Earth compared to?

  2. What are each of the pieces called?

  3. What happens when the plates hit or bump each other?

  4. When do earthquakes happen?

  5. What is the epicenter?

  6. New ocean floors are formed by…

  7. What is a seismograph?


Practice your writing skills by discussing the questions below

  1. Have you ever been in an earthquake? What happened and how did you feel?

  2. What do you think is the best way to prepare for an earthquake?

  3. What are the most common natural disasters in the place where you live?

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