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Earthquakes

A set of printables explaining the natural disaster of earthquakes. Includes: title page, what is an earthquake?, causes of an earthquake, effects of an earthquake, safety tips, words related to earthquakes, and facts. Visit our TpT store for more information and for other classroom display resources by clicking on the provided links.

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At the time of Christ’s death, the Book of Mormon describes darkness and destruction among the Nephites and Lamanites. Due to the accounts of a darkness that could be felt and which lasted three days, LDS scholars and geologists have suggested that the event requires both an earthquake and volcanic eruption. https://knowhy.bookofmormoncentral.org/content/what-caused-the-darkness-and-destruction-in-the-34th-year

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Causes of Tsunami

Tsunami, are dangerous natural disasters caused by large movements of rock in the ocean or by extra-terrestrial bodies. While these giant waves

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Santorini is a small, circular archipelago of volcanic islands located in the southern Aegean Sea. It lies 200 km southeast from Greece's mainland. It is also known as Thera or Thira, forming the southernmost member of the Cyclades group of islands. Santorini is essentially what remains of an enormous volcanic explosion, destroying the earliest settlements on what was formerly a single island, and leading to the creation of the current geological caldera.

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Jan 1994: Home to millions of people, the LA, CA, region is underlain by numerous active faults, many of which cannot be seen at the surface. One of these hidden faults produced the Northridge earthquake, which caused 57 deaths/ wide-spread damage—photo shows vehicles stranded by the collapse of sections of I-5. Photo: Brant Ward; copyright SF Chronicle

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Asshole of the Day, October 25, 2013: Pat Robertson by TeaPartyCat (Follow @TeaPartyCat) Why is Pat Robertson still on the air? I mean I understand that his pronouncements about how the latest natural disaster is caused by God being angered by gays or independent women or abortion or the lack of prayer in schools don’t keep him off the air— his followers probably love that stuff, as he’s blaming someone other than them, people they don’t like much either. But what I ...

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Gallery: The 1964 Great Alaska Earthquake

The massive magnitude-9.2 Alaska earthquake changed the world by proving plate tectonics works. Since the quake struck on March 27, 1964, there has never been another earthquake as powerful. The remarkably low death toll of 131 people belies the quake's incredible effects on the Earth.

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