BTN (Behind The News) – Nepal Earthquake

Click on the link below to view the BtN story ‘Nepal Earthquake’. Once you have viewed the story you need to answer the following questions in your language book.

http://www.abc.net.au/btn/story/s4226597.htm

1. What magnitude was the earthquake in Nepal?
2. Describe the devastation the earthquake caused.
3. What is the top layer of the earth called?
4. What are tectonic plates?
5. Where do most earthquakes occur?
6. Tectonic plates often move at a very __________ rate.
7. Why are big earthquakes not as likely to occur in Australia?
8. What do people in Nepal need help with?
10. How did this story make you feel?

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