Natural Hazards Revision Booklet

A colour activities workbook that acts as good revision on Earthquakes, Volcanoes, Hurricanes and Wildfires.

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Geography
Revision for Paper Two
Natural Hazards
Earthquakes, Volcanoes, Hurricanes and Wildfires
____________________ plates move towards each other
____________________ plates move away from each other
____________________ plates move side by side
What are the two types of the Earth's crust ­ C______________________ and O________________
Which crust subducts (sinks) on a destructive plate boundary? _______________________________

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Comparison of Earthquakes in
Developed and Less Developed Countries
Use the factsheets (at end of booklet) to gather your information
Haiti (Less Developed country) Japan (Developed country)
Facts Facts
Cause Cause
Primary Effects Primary Effects
Secondary Effects Secondary Effects
Primary Responses Primary Responses
Secondary Responses Secondary Responses…read more

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Comparison of Volcanoes in
Developed and Less Developed Countries
Use the factsheets (at end of booklet) to gather your information
Montserrat (Less Developed country) Iceland (Developed country)
Facts Facts
Cause Cause
Primary Effects Primary Effects
Secondary Effects Secondary Effects
Primary Responses Primary Responses
Secondary Responses Secondary Responses…read more

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Reducing the effects of Earthquakes
Read through the information below and complete the table
Earthquakes can't be stopped, but the damage can be reduced.
DEVELOPED COUNTRIES EarthquakeProofing and Retrofitting
Quakewrap
The buildings might sway during an earthquake as the energy runs through them. As a result they need to
be strengthened.
Skyscrapers Floors and walls can be built to transfer the shaking energy downward and back to the
ground. Joints in the buildings can be reinforced (made extra strong) against the force of the earthquake.…read more

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DEVELOPING COUNTRIES
Bamboo
Many developing countries can't afford to invest in retrofitting or earthquakeproofing.
Over 1 billion people in the world live in bamboo houses. It is
very strong
bends easily
In 2009, after a strong earthquake in Costa Rica, all 30 bamboo houses at the epicentre of the earthquake
survived without any damage while many of the concrete homes and hotels around them collapsed.…read more

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Compare how earthquake damage is reduced
Developed countries Less developed countries
Preparedness for Earthquakes
Match the methods to the image
Earthquake Drills…read more

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Taught in schools
Emergency Kits
Earthquake Shaking Maps
Posters
Reducing the effects of Volcanoes
Monitoring volcanoes…read more

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