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Discussion 2 (Video Footages of Earthquakes)

Instructions: First, open the US government’s official earthquake site Ready.Gov to read important scientific guidance on what to do (or not do) before, during, and after an earthquake. Then, watch the two earthquake footages below – one from Nepal and the other from California – to answer the three discussion questions that follow. For the California earthquake, watch only up to the 2:28 minutes mark. After posting your own answers, comment on at least two other students’ posts. Note: Canvas will not allow you to read other students’ posts before you submit your own.  If you post a blank or partial response, you will receive no or partial credit. Answers must be given in separate paragraphs. Always identify the question number you are answering. Your answers must be given as a text entry only in the text box below. No file uploads are supported for this discussion. Questions: Q1. For the Nepal earthquake, describe in 2 to 5 sentences, two scenarios where people acted correctly according to earthquake procedures recommended by scientists as in Ready.Gov (Links to an external site.). Write each scenario in a separate paragraph.  [10 points] Q2. In the clip for the California earthquake, the lady in the video asks a couple of questions on what to do, for which she doesn’t have any good answers. Based on what you read on Ready.Gov (Links to an external site.), what would be your advise to the questions she asks at the 0:41 minutes mark when she said, “Do we get out?”; at the 1:31 minutes mark she says, “Do you stay in a car during an earthquake?”,  and then at approximately 1:59 minutes mark she says, “Do I drive?”   In a paragraph (approx. 3-6 sentences) write what you would have told her to do for each of her questions.  [10 points] Q3. Discuss with the class After posting your answers to questions #1 and #2, you will be able to view the posts of other students. I’d like you to engage in a conversation with at least two other students.  I am looking for meaningful interaction, so your comments should be substantive – more than just one or two sentences; more than just something along the lines of “that’s interesting” or ‘I like your post’, etc.  For example, you might discuss ways in which your assessments were different or share a source that supports something another student stated.  Perhaps your thinking will change as a result of your discussions with the class, and that is great too! [5 points each, Total: 10 points] Here is the US government’s official earthquake site link: https://www.ready.gov/earthquakes Here are the video link: https://youtu.be/tMMvsVHXy0I After you finish the discussion and send the file to me, I will give you the discussion of the two students, please help me to reply to them in one day. I will pay you extra.