Whose Fault Is It? When Earthquakes And Volcanoes Become Natural Disasters
This piece discusses the scientific causes of earthquakes and volcanoes, while providing historical context on the suspected origin of these natural disasters. In ancient times, people blamed the gods when horrific events occurred. However, now that science has provided explanations on how these events occur, is there anyone to blame? Are we still helpless victims crying out for help, now asking science to have mercy on our soles? Can science put an end to natural phenomena? This piece begs answers to these questions.

Author: Greg Kirmser

Interest Levels: 4 - 8

Reading Levels: 2, 4, 6, 8