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Minutes
Five
Harbor
Powerplant
Triple
Missing
Nuclear
Destroy
Epicenter
Coast
Disaster
Earthquake
Gigantic
Island
Japan
Magnitude
Ocean
Survive
Tsunami
Wave

Tsunami Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Destroy
Alert
Submerge
Fault
Warning
Floods
Water
Mountain
Radio
Disaster
Earthquake
Wave
Tsunami

Earthquakes Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

magnitude
tension
shearing
stress
compression
mountain
energy
seismograph
friction
protect
liquefaction
shaking
tsunami
seismogram
fault
aftershock
seismic waves
tectonic plates
damage
earthquake

Natural Disasters Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A cold storm normally in the coldest parts in the world Blizzard
A storm that normally happens in the desert Sandstorm
A disaster that shakes the Earth Earthquake
A huge wave caused by an ocean-floor earthquake Tsunami
A whirling storm caused by the wind Cyclone
A storm in shape of a spiral that is similar to a cyclone Hurricane
A fire that gets out of control and hurts anything it touches Wildfire
A storm that takes you and spins you around Tornado
When a volcano erupts Volcanic eruption
When snow falls off a cliff in multiple turns Avalanche
When there is heavy rainfall and it gets out of control Flood
A fire that happens in nature areas Bushfire
When there has not been any rain for a long time Drought
When the land starts to sink into the ground Landslide
A storm simillar to a blizzard but more snow is involved Snowstorm

Tsunamis Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

gigantic
encounter
amplitude
submerge
devastate
cataclysm
earthquake
southeast asia
Indonesia
wavelength
energy
tidal wave
seismic wave
tide
tsunami
magnitude

Natural Disasters Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

rescue
life changing
news
trapped
death
help
freak storms
drought
storms
tornado
snow
avalanche
Japan
Brisbane floods
house fire
rescue team
danger
fatalities
earthquake
flood
emergency crews
bushfire
devastating
Blizzard
Tsunami

Earthquakes & Volcanoes Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

seismic wave
composite volcano
fault
earthquake
epicenter
hotspot
lava
magnitude
tsunami
volcano

Catastrophic Events Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

An overflow of a large amount of water Flood
Storm with violent winds, warm water, and low pressure Hurricane
Violent shaking of the ground as a result of plate tectonic movement Earthquake
Long, high sea wave caused by earthquake in ocean Tsunami
Space debris that enters the Earth's atmosphere Meteor
Severe snow storm with high winds and low visibility Blizzard
Prolonged period of abnormally low rainfall Drought
Destructive vortex of violent wind Tornado
A mountain of hill where lava flows out Volcano
Volcanoes can cause total devastation to ecosystem that is touched by _____ or ash Lava
Tornadoes destroy anything in it's ______ Path
Droughts can cause loss of plant and ________ life Animal
If meteors are large enough, they can cause blackout of the _____ Sun
Tsunamis can cause massive ___________ and water damage Flooding

Earthquakes Vocabulary Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A forces that acts on an area of rock to change its shape or volume stress
Type of stress that pulls on the crust, stretching rock so that is becomes thinner in the middle tension
Type of stress that squeezes rock until it folds or breaks compression
Stress that pushes a mass of rock in two opposite directions shearing
The hanging wall slips down relative to the footwall normal fault
Block of rock that lies above hanging wall
Block of rock that lie below footwall
The hanging wall moves up relative to the footwall reverse fault
Rocks on either side of a strike- slip fault, slip past each other, with little up or down motion strike- slip fault
The shaking that results from sudden movement of rock along a fault earthquake
The area beneath Earth's surface where rock under stress breaks, triggering an earthquake focus
The point on the surface directly above the focus epicenter
Seismic waves that compress and expand the ground like an accordian P waves
Seismic waves that vibrate side to side as well as up and down S waves
Seismic waves that move slower then P and S waves, but they can produce more severe ground movements Surface Waves
A scale devolved to rate earthquakes according to their intensity, or strength at a give place Mercalli Scale
A number that geologist assign to an earthquake based on the earthquake's size magnitude
A scale that assigns magnitude number to an earthquake based on the size of the seismic waves Richter Scale
Where the seismic waves are measured seismograph
A rating system that estimates the total energy released by an earthquake moment magnitude scale

Natural Disasters Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

a long, high sea wave caused by an earthquake or other disturbance. Tsunami
Molten rock that is erupted during an Earthquake lava
Another name for a Tsunami tidalwave
Natural disaster are so destructive because they cannot be ___________ Prevented
a mobile, destructive vortex of violently rotating winds having the appearance of a funnel-shaped cloud and advancing beneath a large storm system. tornado
This country was struck by Cyclone Pam vanuatu
A famous Hurricane that struck New Orleans in 2005 Katrina
A scale used to measure the magnitude of Earthquakes richter
a collapse of a mass of earth or rock from a mountain or cliff. landslide
A famous bushfire in Victoria was Black _______ saturday
A large mass of snow falling rapidly down a mountainside avalanche
Plates that shift underneath the Earths surface to cause an Earthquake Tectonic

Natural Disaster Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

WILDFIRES
VOLCANIC ERUPTIONS
TSUNAMI
TORNADOES
THUNDERSTORMS
SOLAR FLARE
SINKHOLES
LIMNIC ERUPTIONS
LANDSLIDES
IMPACT EVENTS
HEAT WAVES
HAILSTORMS
FLOODS
EARTHQUAKES
DROUGHTS
CYCLONIC STORMS
BLIZZARDS
AVALANCHES
AIRBURST