teacher s guide vol 15 no 20 march 12 2010 teaching the cover story on the earthquake in chile summary on february 27 a massive earthquake rocked chile tfk reports on the disaster teaching tips before reading start a discussion · what questions do students have about earthquakes and the earthquake that struck chile list questions on chart paper and tell students to look for answers as they read this week s cover story build background knowledge · use the worksheet on page 4 of this guide to focus on geography cover story standards science nsta · earth and space science students develop an understanding of changes in the earth and sky fast facts · the earth s outermost layer or crust is made up of giant moving pieces called tectonic plates earthquakes can happen when two plates slam together spread apart or slide past each other this releases energy in the form of seismic waves which move through the earth s crust · the scale most commonly used by scientists to measure an earthquake s size is called the moment magnitude scale · during an earthquake there are ways to stay safe if you are outside move away from power lines trees and buildings if you re inside drop to the ground take cover under a heavy table or desk and hold on to it until the shaking stops · after an earthquake officials recommend using portable tvs and battery-operated radios to find out about important safety information · building codes in many cities help to ensure that structures can withstand quakes some buildings even have rubber padding under them so that they will sway back and forth instead of falling down during a quake topics addressed · earthquakes · natural disasters · tsunamis worksheet skills · reading a map page 4 · reading a diagram page 5 after reading review information · review students before-reading questions which questions did the story help to answer what are students still wondering about what resources can they use to find answers resource earthquakes by the editors of time for k ids with barbara collier harpercollins 2006 a clear engaging look at quakes and how to stay safe from the tfk science scoops series build comprehension develop vocabulary · have students circle earthquakerelated vocabulary words in the story including magnitude and tsunami for inclusion in an earthquake glossary extend learning hands-on science · for hands-on science activities about earthquakes go to earthquake.usgs.gov/learn classroom.php 7 tfk publishing schedule sun mon tue wed thu fri sat march 28 1 8 15 22 29 2 9 3 10 4 11 5 12 19 26 2 6 13 20 27 14 21 28 assess comprehension timeforkids.com/nsquiz assess comprehension of this week s issue with our printable multiple-choice quiz 16 17 18 break 23 24 25 30 31 1 apr 3 current issue date past/future issue dates customer service 800-777-8600 · e-mail the editors email@example.com 1
teaching page 3 answer key top 5 earthquakes p 3 1 9.5 2 chile 3 false women at work p 4 1 frances perkins 2 1983 3 27 from 2010 teacher s guide chile and its neighbors p 4 1 answers will vary 2 santiago 3 pacific ocean 4 argentina 5 bolivia or paraguay 6 possible answers include concepción had the most damage from the earthquake because it is close to the epicenter what causes an earthquake p 5 1 crust 2 it is made up of different pieces 3 c 4.5 answers will vary tfk weekly printable quiz 1 b 2 a 3 c 4 a 5 c 6 d 7 d 8 b 9 b 10 c time for kids managing editor nellie gonzalez cutler editor time learning ventures jonathan rosenbloom editor timeforkids.com andrea delbanco senior editor brenda iasevoli education editor jaime joyce associate education editor suzanne zimbler writers vickie an claudia atticot intern kelli plasket art director jennifer kraemer-smith associate art director drew willis senior designer kirstin sorton picture editor don heiny associate picture editor jill tatara teacher s guides art directors stephen blue cathy sánchez duvivier copy editors mike decapite krissy roleke time managing editor richard stengel sikids managing editor bob der time for kids publisher nathaniel simmons business manager roger adler customer service manager mary bruegger production manager gary kelliher time for kids national teacher board news scoop jan ernst wa laura gage oh peggy garcia or wendy goldfein va marysue gulick co lauri harvey al deana hubbel va jessie maxwell nc sydney odell wa wendy riese ny stephanie skiba ny lida storch ak scott sundgren pa raeanna wertz ca time for kids issn 1084-0168 is published weekly during the school year sept.may except school holidays $4.42 per student subscription by time inc principal office time life building 1271 avenue of the americas new york ny 100201393 ann s moore chairman ceo periodical postage paid at new york ny and at additional mailing offices © 2010 time inc all rights reserved reproduction in whole or in part without written permission is prohibited subscribers if the postal authorities alert us that your magazine is undeliverable we have no further obligation unless we receive a corrected address within two years postmaster send address changes to time for kids p.o box 30609 tampa fl 336300609 subscription queries 800-777-8600 time for kids is a registered trademark of time inc mailing list we make a portion of our mailing list available to reputable firms if you prefer that we not include your name please call or write us at p.o box 60001 tampa fl 33660 or send us an e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org win mcnamee/getty images setting a good example michelle obama s let s move campaign promotes more physical activity for kids · over the past three decades childhood obesity rates in the united states have tripled · today nearly one in three kids is overweight or obese · health experts say obesity can lead to several medical conditions including heart disease high blood pressure and diabetes a letter from the first lady facts resource timeforkids.com find free reproducible worksheets on the left side of the home page under the teaching resources section find worksheets click on 23 under refine by theme select health to see worksheets that focus on fitness and nutrition start a discussion author s purpose why did first lady michelle obama write to time for k ids readers what is the purpose of her letter reading for information what problem does mrs obama point out what suggestions does she offer kids critical thinking why do you think mrs obama is choosing to focus on kids health what are some other ways that she can share her message with kids what is a tsunami for a kid-friendly video that explains what a tsunami is what the warning signs of a tsunami are and how to stay safe go to tsunami.noaa.gov/kids.html and click on tsunamis know what to do extend learning have students create ads persuading other kids to be active and eat healthy attention teachers sign up for our free weekly e-mail newsletter at timeforkids.com each week you ll receive a sneak peek at the tfk cover story quick-and-easy links to the tfk weekly printable quiz free worksheets to fit your curriculum customer service note · · · publishing break tfk is taking a one-week publishing break your next issue will be dated march 26 2
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name date reading a map chile and its neighbors chile is a country in south america look at the map to learn about chile s place in the world north america united states atlantic ocean pacific ocean south america chile 1 look at chile describe the shape of the country 5 name a country on the map that is landlocked or surrounded by other countries 2 what is the capital of chile 6 which city on this map do you think 3 which ocean borders chile to the west 4 what country shares most of chile s eastern border suffered the most damage from the earthquake why © 2010 time for kids timeforkids.com news scoop edition this page may be photocopied for use with students · vol 15 no 20 · march 12 2010 4
name what causes an earthquake the earth s top layer or crust is made up of giant moving pieces called plates date reading a diagram find out how an earthquake is caused look at the pictures and read the information than answer the questions below sometimes two plates bump together they might slide past each other or one might slide under the other this movement can cause an earthquake 1 what is the earth s top layer called 2 how is the earth s top layer similar to a puzzle 3 an earthquake happens when a the earth s plates slide past each other b one of the earth s plates slides under another c both of the above 4 what are three effects of earthquakes use your knowledge to answer the question 5 write two words that describe earthquakes © 2010 time for kids timeforkids.com news scoop edition this page may be photocopied for use with students · vol 15 no 20 · march 12 2010 5
the tfk kid reporter talent search do you dream of being a reporter or an editor are you a good writer who loves the news if so then you may have what it takes to be a winner in the tfk kid reporter talent search we re looking for 12 students from around the nation to be members of the tfk kid reporter team for the 20102011 school year next year s team will continue the tradition of reporting local and regional news stories for time for kids magazine and time for kids online professional journalists from time magazine and time for kids will select this exclusive team in the past tfk kid reporters have interviewed national leaders celebrities and other newsmakers written news stories reviews and opinion pieces for time for kids learned about the news business from award-winning journalists who work at time appeared on cnn fox news msnbc today and the tonight show with jay leno to talk about their work t re pofkkidrhorbtersa ra hwitha ce wiczjustisi ng e r n bi eber c ou rte sy of ji l l 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