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Earthquake Word Wall Vocabulary

Teach Starter Publishing
PDF | 2 pages | Years: 6

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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