Not Like The Others: Natural Disasters

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Objective

Students will research and analyze four types of natural disasters, finding at least one reason why each one is not like the others.

  • Earthquakes are the only ones that are invisible! You can’t actually see an earthquake, just its effects.
  • Tornadoes are the only ones that emit an electric field - although this doesn’t always mean lightning. (Tornadoes are also the one that'll take you to Oz!)
  • Hurricanes are the only of these disasters that are powered by water and must begin over an ocean.
  • Volcanoes are the only ones that involve molten rock and the ash from their eruptions can disrupt air travel across the world.

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