Earthquakes, Volcanoes & Tsunamis

A study of world disasters that have made a significant impact on people and places.

Jane Bourke,

Earthquakes, Volcanoes & Tsunamis: A study of world disasters that have made a significant impact on people and places.
 
 

This blackline masters book explores the mechanics of natural disasters such as earthquakes, volcanoes and tsunamis, which are the result of various earth forces and the movement of tectonic plates. Provides extensive background information about the frequency, locations and destruction of such events as well as providing opportunities to research significant natural disasters in history. References to relevant websites are included.

This book is intended to provide starting points for student research into the areas of natural disasters. It explores recent natural disasters concerned with geological changes as well as examining some of the most devastating disasters in history.

Activities include: Disaster Watch Composition of the Earth A Model of the Earth The Plate Theory Continental Drift Earthquakes in History 20th Century Earthquakes Recent Earthquake Disasters Prediction of Earthquakes Landslides and Avalanches Preventing a Disaster Tsunamis Tsunamis in History A Tsunami Disaster Preparing for a Tsunami Volcanic Activity The Ring of Fire Volcanoes and Mythology A Volcanic Eruption  



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