Types of natural phenomena include:
Weather, fog, thunder, tornadoes; biological processes, decomposition, germination; physical processes, wave propagation, erosion; tidal flow, moonbow, blood moon and natural disasters such as electromagnetic pulses, volcanic eruptions and earthquakes.
The act of:
Crystal in VCGS furnace
Liquid hydrogen bubble chamber photograph of an anti-proton colliding with a proton
Children notice an effect of static electricity
Decomposition:a decaying peach over a period of six days. Each frame is approximately 12 hours apart, as the fruit shrivels and becomes covered with mold.
Geology: parabola-shaped lava flow illustrates Galileo's law of falling bodies, as well as blackbody radiation. The temperature can be discerned from the color of the blackbody.
Violent meteorological phenomena are called storms. Regular, cyclical phenomena include seasons and atmospheric circulation. climate change is often semi-regular.
Lightning strikes during the eruption of the Galunggung volcano in 1982
A tornado on May 3, 1999 in central Oklahoma
Tsunami by Hokusai 19th century
Source: "Physiography for High Schools" by Albert L. Arey, Frank L. Bryant, William W. Clendenin, and William T. Morrey. 1911, USA.
Shoreline wave-breaking (surf); Human riding surfboard.