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Earthquake Word Wall Vocabulary


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34 earthquake related vocabulary cards for a word wall.

Print out these Earthquake Word Wall Vocabulary cards and cut them along the line. Stick them up around your room to immerse your students in the content specific vocabulary.

There is a blank sheet provided at the end for any extra words that your students may want to add.

Words include:

earthquake, crust, epicentre, focus, inner core, magnitude, mantle, normal fault, outer core, primary waves, reverse fault, secondary waves, seismic waves, seismograph, seismologist, strike-slip fault, asthenosphere, continental drift, convection current, lithosphere, plate, plate tectonics, seafloor spreading, surface waves, tsunami, caldera, crater, hot spot, fault, fossils, relative dating, absolute dating, radioactive decay, radioactive dating

Earthquake Vocabulary

earthquake crust epicentre
focus inner core magnitude
mantle normal fault outer core
primary waves reverse fault secondary waves
seismic waves seismograph seismologist
strike-slip fault asthenosphere continental drift
convection current lithosphere plate
plate tectonics seafloor spreading surface waves
tsunami caldera crater
hot spot fault fossils
relative dating absolute dating radioactive decay
radioactive dating
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