Introduction to Natural Disasters

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What are some different types of natural disasters?Entry Task: Define the vocabulary term natural disaster. HEI QuizTitle = HEI Quiz Right Side = Glue quizLeft Side = Glue rubric Natural DisastersWhat are some different types of natural disasters?Have the students brainstorm different natural disasters that they know.4Droughta long period of time with little or no rainfalla shaking of the earth, caused by the movement of tectonic plates or by volcanic activityEarthquake6Floodan overflowing of water onto land that is normally dryLandslidethe downward movement of rock, dirt, or artificial eartha wind from the southwest, or south that brings heavy rainfall to southern Asia in the summerMonsoonTornadoa violent, often destructive whirling wind with a funnel shaped cloud that moves across the landthe sudden burst of steam and volcanic material (for example: ash, lava, rocks, and gases)Volcanic Eruptiona very large ocean wave caused by an underwater earthquake or volcanic eruptionTsunamiHurricane: a storm with a violent wind Typhoon: a tropical storm in the area of the Indian Ocean or the western Pacific OceanTyphoon/Hurricane13Interactive Notebook: Title = Intro to Natural DisastersRight Side = Cause & Effect Notes Right Side = Cause & Effect15Natural Disasters: Video: the Cause & Effect notes as you watch the video. Take QUIZ! Left Side = News Article Find a news article about a natural disaster. Read the article. Write a summary of the event. Include: Type of natural disasterLocation CauseEffects of the natural disasterHow it has impacted humansHow it has impacted the environmentTry these links for a selection of articles about natural disasters: NewsNational Geographic Pictionary!