1. Read Chapter 20: Shaping Earth’s Surface and the article: Chapter 20 – Creating Earthquakes.pdf
2. Answer the following question at least 250 words.
Fracking and related mining techniques have dramatically reduced the costs of fossil fuels in America, but, as described in the article, they have also led to a worrying increase in minor earthquakes. Do you feel that the economic benefits of fracking outweigh the risks? Does your answer change if the regulatory changes proposed in the article seem to be successful in curbing earthquake activity?
4. Please respond to one student below with 3-5 sentence if you agree, disagree or try to either challenge or expand on what it is that they are trying to say to their post and explain why.
PLEASE NOTE: I WILL PROVIDE THE STUDENTS DISSCUSSIONS ONCE THEY POST