Unit A Performance Assessment

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Unit A Performance Assessment
GOAL:
Your task is to assess the ideal locations for Disaster Response
Stations throughout the world.
ROLE:
You are a member of a risk assessment team, analyzing the various
regions around the world for the best possible locations where high
risk disasters occur.
AUDIENCE:
You will need to convince the United Nations Council (Ms. Wirtz) on
your findings and they will provide you with funding to implement your
Disaster Response Station (DRS)
SITUATION:
No area is risk free. Your challenge is to assess areas of greatest and
least risk for the following catastrophic events:
 Earthquakes
 Volcanoes
 Tsunami
 Avalanche/Landslide
 Hurricanes / Typhoons
 Flooding / Mudslides
PRODUCT:
 You must create a written proposal of your findings including
research and analysis.
 You must include a map of the location of your DRS.
Understanding Unit A:
You must include a response to the following question:
EXPLAIN HOW THE MOVEMENT OF TECTONIC PLATES CAUSES GEOLIGICAL
CHANGES ON EARTH. SUPPORT THIS CLAIM USING EVIDENCE FROM
EARTHQUAKES, MOUNTAIN FORMATIONS, AND VOLCANOES. (INCLUDE BIG
IDEAS, KEY CONCEPTS, AND VOCABULARY TERMS FROM THIS UNIT)
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