3 Degrees Warmer: Heat Wave Part 3 Vocabulary Word Korean Word Part of Speech Definition Snow caps Noun The very tops of mountains that have snow; called this because it looks likes caps on top of the mountains El Nino Noun A powerful phenomenon that starts by Peru once a year and affects global climate Status Quo Noun The way things normally are Wither Verb To dry out to almost nothing Searing Adjective Extremely hot that it almost cooks you Heat wave Noun A weather period when there is nothing but severe heat Catastrophe Noun A natural event like an earthquake, tsunami, or volcanic eruption norm noun How things usually are based on societal rules Directions: Use the vocabulary words above in the sentences below. Each word can only be used once. 1. In the summer, we can see grapes _______________ away to raisins in the heat. 2. The _______________ in society is to help someone if they are in an accident. 3. The ___________________ on top of the mountains are melting at an alarming rate. 4. We must follow the ________________, in other words, we need to do our work the way it normally is done. 5. The avalanche was such a ____________________. It killed 10,000 people and buried the city under 10 feet of snow. 6. _________________ starts around December and affects the entire world’s climate. 7. This ___________________ heat is causing me to get dizzy. I need water and fast! 8. The _____________________ is so bad this year that many people died because they didn’t drink enough water. Directions: Watch the video and answer the questions below. 1. What happens to the Arctic if the world were to heat by 3 degrees Celsius? ____________________________________________________________________. 2. What happened in France in the summer of 2003? ____________________________________________________________________. 3. In France, how many people died the night of August 10th, 2003? ____________________________________________________________________. 4. Approximately how many people died across Europe during the summer of 2003? ____________________________________________________________________.
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