Explore More Episode 4: Shake, Rattle, and Blow

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Vocabulary

Yellowstone Volcano– a volcanic area in Northwest Wyoming, inside Yellowstone National Park

Observatory– building or place to watch something that could be dangerous take place

Eruption– to release suddenly and violently

Lava Flow– a stream of lava

3 Sisters Volcano– Volcanic peaks, located in mountain ranges in Oregon

Caribbean– located in the Atlantic Ocean

Krakatoa, Indonesia– a volcanic island located in the Pacific Ocean

Explosion – a large loud burst of air or noise

Earthquake– a shaking or other movement of part of the earth’s surface caused by movement deep within the earth.

Crater– a round hallow area in the ground

Caldera– a large volcanic crater

Tornado- a storm of very strong winds that form a cloud shaped like a funnel that can destroy everything in its path

Tornado Ally– a region in Texas, Oklahoma, Kansa, Nebraska & South Dakota where a high number of tornadoes happen

EF5– a measurement of tornado speed, measuring over 200 miles per hour causing incredible damage

EF4– a measurement of tornado speed, measuring 166-200 miles per hour causing devastating damage

Wind Speed– how fast air is moving in a certain area

Teton Mountains– a mountain range near Jackson Hole, Wyoming

Blizzard– A storm with lots of snow and wind

Structural Damage– buildings hurts from weather conditions

Tropical Storm– a storm with water and strong wind near warm climates

Bunker– An underground location to hide

Funnel Cloud– a downward triangular cloud that can come before a tornado

Yellowstone Caldera Map

Yellowstone Super Volcano Video

USGS Yellowstone Volcano Observatory

https://www.usgs.gov/observatories/yellowstone-volcano-observatory

Yellowstone National Park Volcano Information

https://www.nps.gov/yell/learn/nature/volcano.htm

Make Your Own Tornado in a Jar

https://www.pbs.org/parents/crafts-and-experiments/create-a-tornado-in-a-jar

EF Ratings for Tornados

F Scale weather.gov

What is a Tornado?

Teton-Yellowstone Tornado Article

Tornado Facts – National Geographic

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