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Australian Geographic – the best images and stories about Australia - Journal, Society, Outdoor magazine, Education - geography, photography, wildlife, adventure and science - Australian Geographic
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Dental activities for students: Quizzes & lesson graphics - Tooth identification | Dental, oral and facial anatomy. Animated-Teeth.com offers a number of quizzes (with pre-test study pages) that teachers and instructors can use as part of a classroom activity or online lesson aimed at educating students about dental health topics. Subjects include tooth identification and dental, oral and facial anatomy. The skill level required for each activity varies widely. Some of our most basic quizzes are designed for young children who are first learning about teeth, dentistry and the dentist's office (don't forget that February is Children's Dental Health Month). Other quizzes, such as those that involve anatomy lessons, require a much higher skill level to complete. I) Dental quizzes / Lesson graphics - arranged by subject. A) The dental office / At-home dental care. 1) The Dentist's Office Quiz. - Basic level. A quiz that teaches a child about the tools and equipment found in a dentist's office. 2) The Dental Check-Up Quiz. - Basic level. 3) The Cavity Prevention Quiz. - Basic level. D) Dental and tooth anatomy.

Cyclone Yasi Category five Cyclone Yasi crossed the far north Queensland coast near Mission Beach, between Cairns and Townsville, in the early hours of the morning on February 3, 2011, bringing peak wind gusts estimated at 285 kilometres per hour. Gallery: Cyclone Yasi The massive storm destroyed homes, shredded crops and smashed marinas and island resorts as it roared ashore. Because it was such a large, strong storm, Yasi maintained considerable intensity as it tracked inland into the state's north-west, finally weakening to a tropical low near Mount Isa more than 20 hours after it crossed the coast. While the towns of Cardwell, Tully, Mission Beach, Innisfail and many surrounding townships were badly damaged, the far north's major cities, Cairns and Townsville, escaped relatively unscathed. Although Yasi was one of the most powerful cyclones to have affected Queenslanders since records commenced, only one cyclone-related death was recorded. Key facts Key links Preparations Further reading: Damage Response

Photojournal: NASA's Image Access Home Page UK Safari - A site for anyone interested in the wildlife of Britain BBC ON THIS DAY | 26 | 2004: Thousands die in Asian tsunami 2004: Thousands die in Asian tsunami Massive sea surges triggered by an earthquake under the Indian Ocean have killed over 10,000 people in southern Asia, with many more feared dead. An 8.9 magnitude earthquake under the sea near Aceh, north Indonesia, at 0759 local time (0059 GMT) generated the biggest tsunami the world has seen for at least 40 years. The wall of water fanned out across the Indian Ocean at high speed and slammed into coastal areas with little or no warning. Officials in Indonesia, Sri Lanka and India have all reported death tolls in the thousands and the figures are expected to rise sharply over the next few days. Indonesia is thought to be the worst-hit country in the region, with 4,185 confirmed dead. In Sri Lanka, over 3,500 people have died and one million more have been made homeless. Hundreds of fisherman are missing off the southern Indian coast and witnesses have reported scores of bodies being washed up on beaches.

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Tsunami Frequently Asked Questions What is a tsunami? The name Tsunami, from the Japanese words tsu meaning harbour and nami meaning wave, is now used internationally to describe a series of waves travelling across the ocean. These waves have extremely long wavelengths, up to hundreds of kilometres between wave crests in the deep ocean. In the past, tsunamis have been referred to as 'tidal waves' or 'seismic sea waves'. How are tsunamis generated? The most common cause of tsunamis is an undersea earthquake that results in a sudden rise or fall of a section of the earth's crust under or near the ocean. What type of earthquake generates a tsunami? Tsunamis are typically generated by earthquakes that occur along subduction zones. What are the characteristics of a tsunami? Tsunamis are different from normal waves Tsunami waves involve the movement of water all the way to the sea floor. Tsunamis have long wavelengths In the deep ocean tsunami waves have extremely long wavelengths. As a tsunami approaches land, the size increases

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