: Earthquakes are the shaking, rolling or sudden shock of the earth’s surface. They are the Earth's natural means of releasing stress. More than a million earthquakes rattle the world each year.. Earthquakes can be felt over large areas although they usually last less than one minute. Earthquakes cannot be predicted - although scientists are working on it! What is an earthquake?
What to do when earthquake occurs during class hours? : What to do when earthquake occurs during class hours? First bell
Cover one’s head, neck and spinal column.
Hide under a sturdy desk or doorjamb.
Stay away from windows and
Stay in this position until the earthquake stops.
Slide 7: Second bell
Quickly, leave the room in an orderly manner. (single line)
Walk briskly to the safe zone. DO NOT RUN.
Leave all belongings behind
In the safe zone, line up according to class number and report missing classmates to teacher the teacher right away.
Stay in the safe zones until further notice.
Slide 8: Safe zones – an open space free from tall trees, concrete buildings and electrical wires
Safe Zones in CSA
1. parking lots
2. football field
3. GS quadrangle
Slide 9: Third bell
1. Wait for instructions on where to go
Arrange the following statements from 1 - 6 to show the correct steps to follow during earthquake : Arrange the following statements from 1 - 6 to show the correct steps to follow during earthquake ____ Go back to the classroom.
____ Report missing classmates.
____ Line up according to class number.
____ Stay in the safe zone until further notice.
____ Cover your head, neck and spinal column.
____ Walk briskly to the safe zone. Do not run!