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Objective: You will be researching and reporting on a notable historical Earthquake, Volcano or Tsunami You will be creating a Power Point Presentation about the specifics of your Earthquake, or Tsunami. For full credit, the presentation must include
Project Criteria: Volcano
Size: Title: Date: Damage: Deaths: Type: Where Pictures: Data: be Special: your EC:
Five slides minimum (does not count title slide) Name of your Earthquake, Volcano, Tsunami Date of the Earthquake, Tsunami, or eruption of volcano. How much damage did the event cause? What kinds of things were damaged? How much money in damage did it cause? How many deaths did the event cause? How many injuries? If Earthquake, or tsunami what plates were involved, what type of boundaries were involved? What size on the Richter scale? was the epicenter? If Volcano, what type of volcano is it? Could it erupt again? What plates are involved? What type of boundaries were involved? A minimum of three pictures, of YOUR earthquake, tsunami or volcano. They can not be the same pictures. A minimum of three tables, charts, diagrams, pics etc… about the earthquakes, volcanoes or tsunamis in general. These can used to describe the “type” and give general information about that type. Some interesting fact that is special about your Earthquake, tsunami or volcano that has not already been mentioned elsewhere in presentation. Extra credit (up to 5 pts) for including hyperlinks to informational sites, video clips, or animations (I can show you if you would like)
An ADDITIONAL slide (does not count as one of the 5) with all of your sources listed on it. You must have a minimum of 3
Power point will be graded on completeness, accuracy and detail. The more you put into it, the better your grade. DO NOT CUT AND PASTE WORDS FROM THE INTERNET INTO YOUR PRESENTATION. ALL INFORMATION MUST BE IN YOUR OWN WORDS. DO NOT SPEND A TON OF TIME ON “BELLS AND WHISTLES” TRANSITIONS, SOUNDS AND ANIMATION OF WORDS ARE NOT AS IMPORTANT AS CONTENT. Presentations are due on Wed April 16th. There will be limited class time to get this done, if you are not finished in class, you will have to finish at home, in the computer lab, or here in room 230 after school. DO NOT WAIT TO THE LAST MINUTE! DO NOT TELL ME THE DAY BEFORE THE PROJECT IS DUE THAT YOU CAN NOT STAY AFTER THAT DAY TO FINISH! WORK ON IT NOW! BE CREATIVE! But remember that creativity does not replace facts and details. My chosen Earthquake, Tsunami, or Volcano is: _________________________