Geography: Year 9 Term 1: Hazard Types

Define ‘natural hazard’ (2)
A natural event that has the potential to cause damage, destruction and death
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Define ‘atmospheric hazard’ (1)
Hazards created by movement of air/water
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Define ‘geological hazard’ (1)
Hazards created by movement of tectonic plates
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Define ‘water hazard’ (1)
Hazards created by movement of water
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Define ‘biological hazard’ (1)
Hazards created by biological substances
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Give some examples of a natural hazard (3)
Earthquake, Volcano, Hurricane
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Card 2

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Define ‘atmospheric hazard’ (1)

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Hazards created by movement of air/water

Card 3

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Define ‘geological hazard’ (1)

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Card 4

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Define ‘water hazard’ (1)

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Card 5

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Define ‘biological hazard’ (1)

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