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Catastrophic Events: Earthquakes
What are earthquakes?
Name the three types of waves the eart…
What is a seismometer?
What is the focus?
A release of energy caused by sudden movement in the Earth's…
P-waves (push and pull), S-waves (side to side), and Surface…
An instrument that measures the motion of the ground
The point WITHIN the earth where an earthquake starts
What are earthquakes?
A release of energy caused by sudden movement in the Earth's…
Name the three types of waves the eart…
P-waves (push and pull), S-waves (side to side), and Surface…
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Catastrophic Events: Earthquakes
Earthquake
P-Wave
Aftershock
Seismograph
Vibrations in the earth caused by the sudden release of energy
A Primary (compressional) wave that travels through the body…
An earthquake wave that follows the main shock of an earthquake
An instrument that detects, records, and measures the vibrati…
Earthquake
Vibrations in the earth caused by the sudden release of energy
P-Wave
A Primary (compressional) wave that travels through the body…
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Catastrophic Events II: Earthquakes
amplitude
asthenosphere
body wave
brittle
total distance a wave moves from its resting position
the layer of the mantle that lies directly below the lithosph…
an earthquake wave that travels through the body of the earth…
describes objects that break easily when a force is applied
amplitude
total distance a wave moves from its resting position
asthenosphere
the layer of the mantle that lies directly below the lithosph…
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Catastrophic Events: Earthquakes Level 4
What are earthquakes?
What is a seismometer?
What is the focus?
What is the epicenter?
A release of energy caused by sudden movement in the Earth's…
An instrument that measures the motion of the ground
The point WITHIN the earth where an earthquake starts
The point ON THE SURFACE of the earth directly above the focus
What are earthquakes?
A release of energy caused by sudden movement in the Earth's…
What is a seismometer?
An instrument that measures the motion of the ground
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Catastrophic Events (7th Science)
A circulation of air or water that for…
The main source of heat energy for wea…
How does a vortex form?
This happens every few years and the w…
Convection Current
The sun
When air masses of different temperatures and humidity condit…
El Nino
A circulation of air or water that for…
Convection Current
The main source of heat energy for wea…
The sun
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Science Catastrophic Events Vocabulary
catastrophic
vortex
thunderstorm
tornado
involving or causing sudden great damage or suffering.
the movement of liquids or gases in a spiral around a central…
a disturbance in the earth's atmosphere that involves lightni…
a violent windstorm that spirals around a rotating column of…
catastrophic
involving or causing sudden great damage or suffering.
vortex
the movement of liquids or gases in a spiral around a central…
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Science vocabulary catastrophic events
Catastrophic event
Drought
Earthquake
Tsunami
A natural occurrence that generally has a negative effect on…
Is a period or condition of unusually dry weather within a ge…
The shaking of the earth produced by the movement of rock alo…
A huge wave caused by a earthquake on the ocean floor
Catastrophic event
A natural occurrence that generally has a negative effect on…
Drought
Is a period or condition of unusually dry weather within a ge…
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science catastrophic events
catastrophic events
continental shapes
map
globe
powerful dramatic forces that can have a major effect on your…
natural land forms and swirling clouds show evidence of an ac…
a representation of the earth or a part of the earths usually…
a representation of the earths on a sphere
catastrophic events
powerful dramatic forces that can have a major effect on your…
continental shapes
natural land forms and swirling clouds show evidence of an ac…
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Science Test - Catastrophic Events
Meteorologist
Volcanologist
Geologist
Seismologist
people who study the Atmosphere and weather
people who study Volcanos
people who study the Earth
people who examen trenches/ study earthquakes.
Meteorologist
people who study the Atmosphere and weather
Volcanologist
people who study Volcanos
Science Catastrophic Events
Catastrophic Event
Globe
Map
Geologist
A naturally occurring event that is highly destructive result…
a spherical model of the earth.
shows the earth or parts of it, usually on a flat surface.
Study the structure and history of earth as it is recorded in…
Catastrophic Event
A naturally occurring event that is highly destructive result…
Globe
a spherical model of the earth.
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Science vocabulary catastrophic events
Catastrophic event
Drought
Earthquake
Tsunami
A natural occurence that generally has a negative effect on p…
Is a period or condition of unusually dry weather
The shaking of the earth produced by the movement of rock alo…
A huge wave caused by an earthquake on the ocean floor
Catastrophic event
A natural occurence that generally has a negative effect on p…
Drought
Is a period or condition of unusually dry weather
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Science Catastrophic Events
Earthquake
Focus
P-Wave
Richter Scale
A sudden and violent shaking of the ground, sometimes causing…
Point at the depth where the rocks ruptured to produce earthq…
A type of seismic wave that compresses and expands the ground
A scale that rates an earthquake's magnitude based on the siz…
Earthquake
A sudden and violent shaking of the ground, sometimes causing…
Focus
Point at the depth where the rocks ruptured to produce earthq…
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Science Catastrophic Events
Catastrophic Events
Continental shapes
Map
Globe
Powerful dramatic forces that can have major affect on earth…
Natural landforms and swirling clouds show evidence of an act…
A representation of the earth or part of the earth usually on…
A representation of the earth on a sphere
Catastrophic Events
Powerful dramatic forces that can have major affect on earth…
Continental shapes
Natural landforms and swirling clouds show evidence of an act…
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Science Catastrophic Events Vocab
Catastrophic
Vortex
Thunderstorm
Tornado
Something disastrous that can occur in nature or in a normal…
The movement of liquids or gases in a spiral around a central…
A disturbance in the Earth's atmosphere that involves lightni…
A violent windstorm that spirals around a rotating column of…
Catastrophic
Something disastrous that can occur in nature or in a normal…
Vortex
The movement of liquids or gases in a spiral around a central…
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Science Catastrophic Events Vocabulary
Catastrophic Event
Drought
Earthquake
Tsunami
A natural occurence that generally has a negative effect on p…
Is a period or condition of unusually dry weather within a ge…
The shaking of the Earth produced by the movement of rock alo…
A huge wave caused by an earthquake on the ocean floor.
Catastrophic Event
A natural occurence that generally has a negative effect on p…
Drought
Is a period or condition of unusually dry weather within a ge…
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Science--catastrophic events
Hurricane
Catastrophic Event/Natural Hazard
Storm surge
Landfall
A large rotating windstorm that forms over warm ocean water
An event that results from Earth processes and that can cause…
The rising wall of slat water that comes ashore with a land f…
time/place when the eye wall of a huuricane hits land
Hurricane
A large rotating windstorm that forms over warm ocean water
Catastrophic Event/Natural Hazard
An event that results from Earth processes and that can cause…
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Catastrophic Events Hilton Science
Catastrophic
Drought
Earthquake
Tsunami
A natural occurence that generally has a negative effecton pe…
Is a period or condition of unusually dry weather within a ge…
The shaking of the earth produce by the movement of rock alon…
A huge wave caused by an earthquake on the ocean floor
Catastrophic
A natural occurence that generally has a negative effecton pe…
Drought
Is a period or condition of unusually dry weather within a ge…
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Science Catastrophic Events
How does Igneous rock form?
How do Metamorphic rocks form?
How do Sedimentary rocks form?
What is an example of Igneous rock?
lava and magma
heat and pressure
weathering causes sediments to be deposited on the ocean floo…
basalt
How does Igneous rock form?
lava and magma
How do Metamorphic rocks form?
heat and pressure
Science vocabulary *Catastrophic Events*
Catastrophic Event
Drought
Earthquake
Tsunami
A natural occurrence that generally has a negative effect on…
Is a period or cindition of usually dry weather within a geog…
The shaking of the Earth produced by the movement of rock alo…
A huge wave caused by am earthquake on the ocean floor
Catastrophic Event
A natural occurrence that generally has a negative effect on…
Drought
Is a period or cindition of usually dry weather within a geog…
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Science catastrophic events vocabulary
catastrophic
vortex
thunderstorm
tornado
something devastating or impacting
The movement of liquid or gases in a spiral around a central…
A disturbance in the earth's atmosphere that involves lightni…
A violent wind storm that spirals around a rotating column of…
catastrophic
something devastating or impacting
vortex
The movement of liquid or gases in a spiral around a central…
Science vocabulary Catastrophic events
Catastrophic Event
Drought
Earthquake
Tsunami
A natural occurence that generally has a negative effect on p…
Is a period or condition usually dry weather within a geograp…
The shaking of the earth produced by the movement of rock alo…
A huge wave caused by an earthquake on the ocean floor
Catastrophic Event
A natural occurence that generally has a negative effect on p…
Drought
Is a period or condition usually dry weather within a geograp…
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Science vocabulary catastrophic events
Catastropic event
Drought
Earthquakes
Tsunami
A natural occurence the generally has a negative effect on pe…
Is a period or condition of unusually dry weather within a ge…
The shaking of the earth produced by the movement of rock alo…
A huge wave caused by earthquakes on the ocean floor
Catastropic event
A natural occurence the generally has a negative effect on pe…
Drought
Is a period or condition of unusually dry weather within a ge…
Science Catastrophic Events
H
H
HT
H
Predicated by radar
Predicated by barometric pressure decreases
Predicated by wind shear
Predicated by warm ocean water
H
Predicated by radar
H
Predicated by barometric pressure decreases
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Science Catastrophic Event Vocab
Anemometers
Catastrophic event
The force of gravity, uneven heating o…
Geologists
measures wind, speed and direction
devastation caused by powerful and often dramatic forces
a vortex
scientists who study the history and structure of the earth r…
Anemometers
measures wind, speed and direction
Catastrophic event
devastation caused by powerful and often dramatic forces
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Science Test Catastrophic Events
Troposphere
Stratosphere
Mesosphere
Thermosphere
The first layer of the atmosphere
The second layer of the atmosphere
The third layer of the atmosphere
The fourth layer of the atmosphere
Troposphere
The first layer of the atmosphere
Stratosphere
The second layer of the atmosphere
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science catastrophic event
catastrophic event
drought
earthquake
tsunamis
an event that results from Earth processes and that can cause…
an unusually long period of dry weather that causes water sup…
is a massive amount of energy that occurs as a result of dras…
ocean waves produced by earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, mete…
catastrophic event
an event that results from Earth processes and that can cause…
drought
an unusually long period of dry weather that causes water sup…
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Science Test 3 - Catastrophic events
Surface Waves
Earthquake
Primary Wave
Secondary Wave
Produced on up/down rolling motion and side-to-side motion. T…
Vibrations in the earth caused by the sudden released of ener…
A earthquake wave that travels through the body of the earth…
A earthquake wave so named because it is the second wave to r…
Surface Waves
Produced on up/down rolling motion and side-to-side motion. T…
Earthquake
Vibrations in the earth caused by the sudden released of ener…
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science Chapter 5 Catastrophic events
catastrophic events
How are catastrophic events classified
Hurricanes
Where do hurricanes form?
extreme events such as hurricanes, tornadoes, floods, drought…
based on their intensity and extent of their impact on ecosys…
complex weather systems, which generate thunderstorms, rains,…
in warm waters in the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, the Caribb…
catastrophic events
extreme events such as hurricanes, tornadoes, floods, drought…
How are catastrophic events classified
based on their intensity and extent of their impact on ecosys…
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Science vocab: catastrophic events 2
Amplitude
asthenosphere
body wave
brittle
total distance a wave moves from its resting position
the layer of the mantle that lies directly below the lithosph…
an earthquake wave that travels through the body of the earth…
describes objects that break easily when a force is applied t…
Amplitude
total distance a wave moves from its resting position
asthenosphere
the layer of the mantle that lies directly below the lithosph…
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Science Test 2 - Catastrophic Events
cold front
warm front
stationary front
occluded front
use triangles. The direction of the triangles shows the direc…
use mounds. The direction of the mounds shows the direction t…
draw triangles on one side and mounds on the other side. This…
as a storm intensifies the cold front rotates and around the…
cold front
use triangles. The direction of the triangles shows the direc…
warm front
use mounds. The direction of the mounds shows the direction t…
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Science Test 1 Catastrophic Events
Natural Catastrophic Events
Model
Meteorologist
Map
A powerful and often dramatic force of nature that changes th…
A representation that is used to study objects, ideas, or sys…
A scientist who studies the Earth's atmosphere and who monito…
A representation of the Earth or a part of the Earth, usually…
Natural Catastrophic Events
A powerful and often dramatic force of nature that changes th…
Model
A representation that is used to study objects, ideas, or sys…
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Science Quiz on Catastrophic Events
Catastrophic
Soil heats__________
Soil heats quickly because: ... 1._______…
Soil cools________
extremely harmful and dangerous
quickly
1. Soil is dark in color and dark colors absorb all of the su…
quickly
Catastrophic
extremely harmful and dangerous
Soil heats__________
quickly
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Catastrophic Events Common Assessment, 6th Grade Science
Understand how catastrophic events hav…
4 bad things volcanoes do
1. Volcanic ash is destructive
2. Volcanoes can cause mudflows
See summary image:
4 bad things volcanoes do
Ash can travel long distances - affect human health and can c…
mudflows are rivers of mud that move faster than people and c…
Understand how catastrophic events hav…
See summary image:
4 bad things volcanoes do
4 bad things volcanoes do
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Texas Science Grade 7 - Catastrophic Events
Environment
Catastrophic event
Flood
Hurricane
All of the biotic and abiotic factors that act on an organism…
A violent and sudden change in a feature of the Earth
An overflowing of water onto land that is normally dry
A huge, spinning tropical storm with strong winds that forms…
Environment
All of the biotic and abiotic factors that act on an organism…
Catastrophic event
A violent and sudden change in a feature of the Earth
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Catastrophic events, science test, sixth-grade
List and describe 3 main events that o…
MOVING ON TO PARTS OF EARTHQUAKE
Focus
Epicenter
Tsunamis--causes flooding and destroys things in their part…
MOVING ON TO PARTS OF EARTHQUAKE
Where the earthquake begins, inside earth. Picture yourself j…
The point on the surface, exactly above the surface. When you…
List and describe 3 main events that o…
Tsunamis--causes flooding and destroys things in their part…
MOVING ON TO PARTS OF EARTHQUAKE
MOVING ON TO PARTS OF EARTHQUAKE
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Science 7 study guide: catastrophic events
Meteorologist
Tornado
Hurricane
Climate
Scientists who study the atmosphere
a mobile, destructive vortex of violently rotating winds havi…
a storm with a violent wind, in particular a tropical cyclone…
the weather conditions prevailing in an area in general or ov…
Meteorologist
Scientists who study the atmosphere
Tornado
a mobile, destructive vortex of violently rotating winds havi…
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Catastrophic Events Common Assessment, 6th Grade Science
Understand how catastrophic events hav…
4 bad things volcanoes do
1. Volcanic ash is destructive
2. Volcanoes can cause mudflows
See summary image:
4 bad things volcanoes do
Ash can travel long distances - affect human health and can c…
mudflows are rivers of mud that move faster than people and c…
Understand how catastrophic events hav…
See summary image:
4 bad things volcanoes do
4 bad things volcanoes do
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Science catastrophic events vocab ch.6&7
Air pressure
Barometer
Cirrus
Clouds
The weight of air
An instrument used to detect and measure changes in air press…
Clouds that are high in the sky. They are wispy and thinner t…
Billions of tiny droplets of water or ice and dust particles…
Air pressure
The weight of air
Barometer
An instrument used to detect and measure changes in air press…
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Science Study Guide 1-5 Catastrophic Events
Catastrophic Event
Globe
Map
Geologist
A naturally occurring event that is highly destructive result…
A spherical model of the earth.
Shows the earth or parts of it, usually on a flat surface.
They study the history and structure of the earth as it is re…
Catastrophic Event
A naturally occurring event that is highly destructive result…
Globe
A spherical model of the earth.
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Science 7 Catastrophic Events Lesson 1-3
Are each of the Catastrophic Events in…
Globe
Map
Longitude
No. ... Together, they help shape earth
Spherical model of Earth... Spins... 3D... Shows a wide range of land-…
2D... Still... Rectangular... Shows a small area
Run Vertically from Pole to Pole... Written 2nd... Coordinates for…
Are each of the Catastrophic Events in…
No. ... Together, they help shape earth
Globe
Spherical model of Earth... Spins... 3D... Shows a wide range of land-…
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Mr.Kifle science vocab quiz catastrophic events
temperature
weather front
convection current
water cycle
the amount of heat prevalent in an object
several moving masses of air of different temperatures collid…
the process where a hotter fluid rises above a cooler fluid,…
the cycle of water evaporating, falling as precipitation, get…
temperature
the amount of heat prevalent in an object
weather front
several moving masses of air of different temperatures collid…
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Science- Catastrophic Events Chapters 6-7
air pressure
barometer
cloud
condensation
the weight of air
an instrument used to detect and measure changes in air press…
billions of tiny droplets of water and ice and dust particles…
the process by which water vapor changes from a gas to a liquid
air pressure
the weight of air
barometer
an instrument used to detect and measure changes in air press…
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Science Catastrophic Events - Notes for Test #1
Natural Catastrophic Event
Model
Meteorologist
Map
A powerful and often dramatic force of nature that changes th…
A representation that is used to study objects, ideas, or sys…
A scientist who studies the earth's atmosphere and who monito…
A representation of the earth or a part o the earth, usually…
Natural Catastrophic Event
A powerful and often dramatic force of nature that changes th…
Model
A representation that is used to study objects, ideas, or sys…
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Science Current Events 304 Earthquakes Quizlet
Earthquake
Seismic waves
Seismology
P waves
shaking and trembling that results from movement of rock below
Energy that is released from an earthquake
the study of earthquakes
Primary waves, fastest, moves parallel (think accordian)
Earthquake
shaking and trembling that results from movement of rock below
Seismic waves
Energy that is released from an earthquake
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Science Test ( catastrophic Events ) - Test 1( Part 3) .
The 5 Categories
Conduction
Convection
Latitude
Hurricanes are placed in a category by how their wind speed .…
The process by which heat energy transfers from one material…
The Process by which heat moves through air or water
The lines that goes east to west
The 5 Categories
Hurricanes are placed in a category by how their wind speed .…
Conduction
The process by which heat energy transfers from one material…
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Science Test ( catastrophic Events ) - Test 1 (Part 1).
Natural Catastrophic Event
Model
Meteorologist
Map
A powerful and dramatic force of nature that changes the eart…
A representation that is used to study objects , ideas , or s…
A scientist who studies the earth's atmosphere and monitors t…
A representation of the earth or part of the earth
Natural Catastrophic Event
A powerful and dramatic force of nature that changes the eart…
Model
A representation that is used to study objects , ideas , or s…
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Science Test ( catastrophic Events ) - Test 1 ( Part 2).
Storm Surge
Jet Stream
Cold Front
Warm Front
An usually high water level caused by strong winds , especial…
A long narrow current of very strong winds in the upper tropo…
A front where cold air moves in under a warm air mass.
a front where warm air moves over cold air and brings warm an…
Storm Surge
An usually high water level caused by strong winds , especial…
Jet Stream
A long narrow current of very strong winds in the upper tropo…
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7th Grade Science Test- Catastrophic Events WED, Water
Which catastrophic event has the bigge…
What body of water is affected by an o…
Which catastrophic events can be man m…
What type of catastrophic events can b…
Hurricanes
Wetlands, marshes, coastal areas, oceans, delta, estuaries
Wildfires, flood
Wildfires, tornadoes
Which catastrophic event has the bigge…
Hurricanes
What body of water is affected by an o…
Wetlands, marshes, coastal areas, oceans, delta, estuaries
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Science Vocabulary "Catastrophic Events" CSCOPE Unit 4 Lesson 1
Catastrophic Event
Drought
Earthquake
Tsunami
a natural occerance the generally has a negative effect on pe…
is a period or condition of unusually dry weather within a ge…
the shaking of the earth produced by the movement of rock alo…
a huge wave caused by an earthquake on the ocean floor
Catastrophic Event
a natural occerance the generally has a negative effect on pe…
Drought
is a period or condition of unusually dry weather within a ge…
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