Presentation on theme: "9/4 LT—DESCRIBE HOW A TSUNAMI WORKS AND WHY THEY ARE SO DESTRUCTIVE."— Presentation transcript:
9/4 LT—DESCRIBE HOW A TSUNAMI WORKS AND WHY THEY ARE SO DESTRUCTIVE.
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!
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.
March 21, 2011 Sendai, Japan TSUNAMI
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
RING OF FIRE horseshoe shaped series of underwater fault lines. 450 volcanoes and a Pacific plate which is moving.
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.
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