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1 9/4 LT—DESCRIBE HOW A TSUNAMI WORKS AND WHY THEY ARE SO DESTRUCTIVE.

2 What to do while waiting????? Finish QUIK NOTES FOR THIS CLASS PAGES ***If you are done with that, read an English “free reading” book, sit quietly and think, organize your notebook… CLASS RULE—DO NOT DISTRUPT OTHERS FROM LEARNING!

3 9/4 BBC WORLD NEWS 1.Russian President Putin needs evidence of chemical weapon use by Syrian government. 2.US—Ohio kidnapper dead 3. Caracus, Venezuala—Power outage blamed on right wing extremist group.

4 March 21, 2011 Sendai, Japan TSUNAMI

5 Go to CLASS NOTES section of your notebook and write the following: 2 Important Tsunamis in recent years: 1)Sendai, Japan Tsunami foot wave Lives lost: 15,849 Injured: 5,950 Power plant: Fukushima Daiichai Sendai airport 2)Phuket, Thailand Tsunami-- Lives lost: 230,000 Millions homeless

6 RING OF FIRE horseshoe shaped series of underwater fault lines. 450 volcanoes and a Pacific plate which is moving.

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8 RICHER SCALE Magnitude means__________________ On the Richter scale the bottom is _____ and upper is____ ***6.5 and above can cause damage but ***8 and above can damage cities.

9 FILMS WE ARE WATCHING TODAY: “Secrets of the Earth”—Tsunamis OR “CBS Evening News”—Coverage of the Japanese Tsunami in Sendai, Japan on March 11, 2011 OR Youtube videos of Phuket, Thailand or Sendai, Japan


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