Violent Weather and Other Rapid Land Changes – A Third Grade PowerPoint Introduction is a comprehensive PowerPoint presentation of the third grade science text about Rapid Land Changes due to violent weather and natural disasters. The presentation includes information about such changes including hurricane, tornado, flood, earthquake, volcano, land slide, and dust storm. Explanation of how volcanos are formed is also included. Vocabulary is included. It also includes 2 activities that are also adjusted to PDF files. The white-backed PowerPoint slides are also included in case adjustments need to be made to best suit your class. Activity one is a matching activity where students match the land changing event with its name and description. The second activity is a labeling activity for the development of volcanos. There are only 3 terms on each picture, but it does verify understanding of the basic volcano parts. The presentation and activities are in line with the third grade VA S.O.L.’s.