Lesson 1.6 Activity

Search Tips:

In the last video, you learned how to quickly find text on a page:

  • Windows computers: press the control and F keys at the same time.

  • Apple computers: press the command and F keys at the same time.

  • Android tablets: in a browser window, touch the menu button in the top right of the screen, then select "find on page".

  • Safari on iPad tablets: click the cursor in the search box in the upper right corner of the screen. Directly above the keyboard, a "find on page" box will open.

For the following questions, go to the US Geological Survey’s list of Historic World Earthquakes.

  1. 1 point
    In the United States, the state of California is known for its earthquakes. Have there been earthquakes in Iowa?
  2. 1 point
    Has there ever been an earthquake in Maine?
  3. 1 point
    Which state (Iowa or Maine) had an earthquake more recently?
  4. 1 point
    When searching Google Images, you can drag an image into the search bar and find webpages where it appears online.
  5. 1 point
    When searching Google Images, you can drag an image into the search bar and find webpages where it appears online.

4. When was the last historic earthquake in your area? Share your answer in the forum.