What’s up with nature Topic : Tsunamis By: Humza Rizvi
What’s a tsunami ?• - it a huge wave which is caused by the movement of the tectonic plate. They get faster and faster by the time they get near the land.
Vocabulary.Vocabulary DefinitionWave When water from the ocean is pushed and comes on the landTectonic Plates Bottom of the ocean, the solid ground where the water is held.Natural Storm, which are created naturally such as tsunamis, hurricanes,Disasters tornados, mudslides and droughts.Water current How fast and strong the water movesEarth Quakes When earths plate is either moved up or down or side to side.Ocean A larger body of waterSea level How high or low the water getsLand The dry part of the earthSeismograph A tool to measure the movement of the earthEpicenter Where the activity really occurs, Tsunami = japan, tornado = the great planes
Prevention• You can’ t really prevent a tsunami because it’s a huge wave destroying everything in its path. But you can prepare of it. For example evacuate to high ground level, have extra clothes, food and other necessary things or a survival kit.
Causes and effects• The under water earth quake which pushed the water up causing a huge wave• Its effects are a lot of property damage, water pollution and flood
• As you saw in that map that Japan is right next to a tectonic plate so whenever it moves, Japan gets its aftershock earthquake with a tsunami, since there is no other island near Japan is the only land being damaged
Amount of Tsunamis 100 150 200 250 300 350 400 50 0 ALBANIA ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA AUSTRALIA BULGARIA CHILE CONGO CROATIA DEAD SEA EAST CHINA SEA EL SALVADOR FRANCE GERMANY GREENLAND HAITI ICELAND IRAN ISRAEL JAPAN (2)Countries KERMADEC ISLANDS MARSHALL ISLANDS, REP. OF MICRONESIA, FED. STATES OF MYANMAR (BURMA) NEW CALEDONIA NORTH KOREA PACIFIC OCEAN PAPUA NEW GUINEA Which country has the most Tsunamis? PORTUGAL SAMOA SPAIN SWEDEN TAIWAN TUNISIA UK VANUATU Graph of all the tsunamis in world.
Throughout this project I have learned that whentectonic plates push up, they send a huge wavewhich is a Tsunami and it destroyed anything in itsmath.