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How Natural Events Change Habitats

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Natural events can be:

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1. All of the following are examples of natural events except:

2. Landslides can be caused by:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

While natural disasters are, obviously, destructive events (they have 'disaster' in their name, after all), sometimes they come with secondary benefits - and sometimes they bring even more destruction in the form of secondary hazards. See if you know the four types of natural disasters, including their distinct characteristics, with these assets.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This worksheet and quiz combo set will test you on:

  • Definition and examples of natural events
  • Dangers of volcanoes
  • Characteristics of earthquakes

Skills Practiced

Use these skills when working with the worksheet and quiz:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related natural disaster lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the influence of volcanoes on habitats
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding earthquakes and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

The corresponding lesson, How Natural Events Change Habitats, will provide more information on the impact of natural disasters, and will prepare you to:

  • Define a natural disaster and list examples
  • Explain why each type of natural disaster listed occurs, and describe their negative and positive impacts
  • List some secondary catastrophes caused by initial natural disasters
  • Describe some preventative, or predictive, measures for each kind of disaster
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