Social Studies 10

Coasts

Resource Extraction This photo shows resource extraction as the fishes, natural resources, are being obtained from the ocean. Other resources that get extracted in the coasts include oil and natural gas plants. Wildlife Habitats The photo above shows an example of wildlife habitats because the coasts are an important breeding area for sea turtles. There … Continue reading

Social Studies 10

Disaster

WHY WAS THE HAITIAN EARTHQUAKE SO DEADLY? January 12, 2012 was not a very pleasant day for the people in Haiti. At 04:53:10 PM, Haiti was struck by an earthquake with a magnitude of 7.0 on the rictor scale. The rictor scale indicates the severity of an earthquake but it is a logarithmic scale, meaning … Continue reading