Name one deadly natural disaster that can occur?
"Students will learn what the most deadly natural disasters are and how to survive them"
Natural disasters are powerful events caused by the natural environment, like storms, floods, earthquakes, and more. These disasters can be deadly, causing damage to people, buildings, and nature. Everyone should be aware of natural disasters to stay safe and prepared.
Deadly Natural Disasters
Tsunami: A large wave caused by an earthquake or volcanic eruption that can cause extensive destruction on land. Flood: A large amount of water that covers an area of land that is usually dry. Hurricane: A powerful storm with strong winds, heavy rain, and thunder and lightning that forms over the ocean.
The deadliest natural disaster in human history was the 1815 eruption of Mount Tambora in Indonesia, which caused over 71,000 deaths. The 2012 hailstorm in Uttarakhand, India is the deadliest hailstorm in recorded history, killing 246 people. The deadliest earthquake in recorded history was the 1556 Shaanxi Earthquake in China, which killed 830,000 people.
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Work together in pairs: Question: Name three of the most deadly natural disasters and explain one thing you can do to stay safe if one were to occur.
How do natural disasters impact communities and what measures can be taken to mitigate their effects?
Work together in pairs: What is one way people can be prepared for a deadly natural disaster?
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Which natural disaster is characterized by a sudden shaking of the ground?
Which natural disaster is caused by the rapid movement of hot gases, ash, and rocks down the side of a volcano?
- Pyroclastic Flow
What is the name for a violent tropical storm with strong winds and heavy rainfall?
Which natural disaster occurs when a large mass of ice breaks off from a glacier and falls into the sea?
- Iceberg Calving
What type of natural disaster is characterized by twisting columns of air extending from cumulonimbus clouds to the ground?