VIRTUAL EARTHQUAKE NAME _______________ DATE ________ HOUR ___ Go to the website: www.sciencecourseware.org/VirtualEarthquake/ Click on the green box- Execute virtual earthquake Read the introduction carefully Get your quake assignment ____________________________________ Follow the instructions to complete a certificate with data tables and answer the questions along the way. When completed, print out your certificate of completion INCLUDING DATA TABLES. Attach to this sheet. (Note- if you do not have data tables you will not get credit for doing all of this work!) Answer these questions after completing the activity: 1. How is it determined how big the circles are? 2. How do you convert the S-P wave time into a distance? 3. What do the circles represent? 4. What would be the problem if you only drew 2 circles? 5. Write a step by step procedure, describing how to locate an earthquake epicenter. (minimum of 4 steps) do not include how to find the Richter magnitude- see #6 6. What 2 pieces of information do you need to calculate the Richter scale magnitude?