Comparing the impacts of the Haiti and Christchurch earthquakesQuick View

Comparing the impacts of the Haiti and Christchurch earthquakes

A lesson originally taught to year 10 GCSE Geography students (for AQA). It introduces the two earthquakes and allows students to see how levels of development affect the scale of the damage. The lesson includes a card sort activity, peer teaching and examination practice. This lesson could also be adapted for KS3 Geography classes. Fully resourced.
Volcano and Earthquake Full Scheme of WorkQuick View

Volcano and Earthquake Full Scheme of Work

A full Scheme of work with differentiated assessment and mark scheme. Written for KS3 SEN students, the SOW could be easily adapted for KS2. 10 colourful and animated PowerPoints, with worksheets and teacher notes, this SOW is easy to follow and engaging for all learners. All lessons come with learning objectives, success criteria, activity worksheets, starters and plenaries. At the end of the unit there is an assessment, and a differentiated assessment. For this Scheme of Work students will need access to an Atlas and a laptop. If you purchase please leave a review :) On the review tell me which resource you would like for FREE, and I will send it to you via TES.
Earthquake SurvivalQuick View

Earthquake Survival

Differentiated objectives and resources, a variety of learning activities, good scaffold resources with a clear development for progression. A really enjoyable lesson.
Earthquake comprehension KS2Quick View

Earthquake comprehension KS2

This resources has been recommended by the TES resource team. It has been downloaded 8,096 times. It comes with 13 questions and a detailed mark scheme. There are two 3 mark extension questions. Ideal for a literacy lesson, guided reading or homework. The text covers three great earthquakes: Japan, San Francisco and Peru. Great language and vocabulary.
Lesson 5 Haiti Earthquake Case StudyQuick View

Lesson 5 Haiti Earthquake Case Study

Lesson 5 Haiti Earthquake Case Study Deemed an outstanding lesson in my recent PM review, students are to complete a mystery activity and find out why Emmanuel died in the Haiti Earthquake. The mystery includes clear facts about the earthquake, effects on the people and the environment. The card sort is differentiated so all students can access this and depending on the ability of the students you will receive a different answer to the key question. Students can show their understanding of the mystery by completing an exam questions. Example questions are attached to the PowerPoint which students can mark and use as a model when writing their own answers.
Mexico Earthquake 2017 -  Case Study - Natural HazardsQuick View

Mexico Earthquake 2017 - Case Study - Natural Hazards

Created Sept 2017 this lesson has been created for upper KS3 SEN students. With a brightly coloured animated powerpoint, this lesson is designed to engage learners who learn visually. It enables students to learn about the earthquake, discuss the social, economic and environmental impacts and complete a case study. The lesson contains a powerpoint slide, learning objective, success criteria, lesson plan, sources, a reading comprehension and research activities. Adaptable for those studying natural hazards in KS3 and KS4. If you purchase please leave a review :) On the review tell me which resource you would like from my shop for FREE, and I will send it to you via TES. Free resource must be of the equivalent (or less) value to this resource.
Plate tectonics - Earthquakes and volcanoesQuick View

Plate tectonics - Earthquakes and volcanoes

A brilliant selection of resources I have created to teach plate tectonics. I have included easy to follow PowerPoint's for each lesson and attached the relevant worksheets/printouts. The students loved the diversity of the activities which includes maps from memory, desk mat tasks, market place, card sorts, earthquake proof building design, timelines, cartoon strips, a mid unit test and lots more interesting tasks. I have included starter tasks for each lesson, learning objectives using what, why and how, main tasks and consolidate/plenary tasks. They are really easy to follow. I have included lessons on the following topics: The structure of the Earth Japanese earthquake and tsunami Earthquake hazard management Supervolcano What are earthquakes and how are they measured? Pompeii 79 AD What are the hazards associated with volcanoes?
EarthquakesQuick View


Let's learn about Earthquakes! These NO PREP materials contain informative exercises about earthquakes. Lots of puzzles and other fun activities are included to make it a fun class. The answers and an answer sheet are included. Overview: Page 1-2: Introduction to earthquakes Page 3-4: How do earthquakes form? Page 5: Dangerous earthquakes in history Page 6-7: Interesting Facts Page 8: How to survive an earthquake? Page 9: Word Search Page 10: Reflection Extra: Natural Disasters Word Search with pictures! You might also like these worksheets: Blizzards Floods Hurricanes Landslides Tornadoes Tsunamis Volcanic Eruptions Wildfires You can save money by purchasing the bundle! Natural Disasters Bundle Keywords: surface, earth, crust, mantle, shaking, foreshocks, mainshocks, aftershocks, hypocenter, epicenter, magma, tectonic plates, fault lines, seismic waves, San Francisco, Richter Scale, Nepal, magnitude, Ring of Fire, drop cover and hold method.
Year 3 Geography; Mountains, Volcanoes and Earthquakes unitQuick View

Year 3 Geography; Mountains, Volcanoes and Earthquakes unit

A complete set containing unit plan, teaching resources and notes, children's workbooks and assessment documents. In this unit the children will be introduced to three key physical geographical features – mountains, volcanoes and earthquakes. They will explore each feature, learning what they are, how they occur and where in the world we can find them. The children will increase their understanding of the concepts of physical geography, they will develop their mapping skills locating major physical features. They will build upon existing geographical knowledge and continue to develop their understanding of the planet Earth. This unit aims to develop the children’s curiosity and interest in the geography of our world and how our planet is constantly changing. The PowerPoints for this unit are available to download free of charge.
Volcanoes & Earthquakes - A Creative Music Project for KS2Quick View

Volcanoes & Earthquakes - A Creative Music Project for KS2

A creative music project for Key Stage 2, to run alongside any classroom geography project about volcanoes or earthquakes. This resource consists of: * a medium term planning overview * 4 easy-to-follow weekly music lesson plans * a pupil composition planning sheet * a teacher's informal assessment/observation form Musical instruments required are standard school percussion instruments (tuned and untuned), although electronic instruments (eg. keyboards) and children's own instruments (e.g. guitars, violins, recorders etc.) can easily and successfully be integrated into this project. Some of the other resources mentioned are youtube videos, best displayed on a Smartboard (please check with your school whether you are allowed to access youtube). A digital audio recorder or video recorder (or mobile phone with those facilities!) is also required to record the final compositions.
Earthquakes SOWQuick View

Earthquakes SOW

Fantastic lessons on Earthquakes. A variety of learning material with each lessons obtaining differentiated outcomes and afl techniques.
Causes of EarthquakesQuick View

Causes of Earthquakes

Differentiated objectives and resources, a variety of learning activities, good scaffold resources with a clear development for progression.
Volcanoes and Earthquakes Year 3 Planning and ResourcesQuick View

Volcanoes and Earthquakes Year 3 Planning and Resources

Year 3 geography: volcanoes and earthquakes planning and resources. Each lesson plan has every resource needed to teach it: Lesson 1) Create glossary of volcanic and earthquake related words. Lesson 2a) Structure of the Earth. Lesson 2b) Plate tectonics and earthquakes. Lesson 2c) Structure of a volcano. Lesson 3) Measuring earthquakes. Lesson 4) Find major volcano and earthquake sites. Lesson 5) Recount of being in Pompeii. Lesson 6&7) News report on earthquake or volcano. There is a PDF of all of the files and an editable version of each file. You can find more Year 3 Geography lesson plans, worksheets and other teaching resources on the Save Teachers' Sundays website.
Haiti Earthquake newspaper articleQuick View

Haiti Earthquake newspaper article

These materials provide an outcome for a series of lessons studying the 2010 Haiti earthquake. It is suitable as an assessment and has been used - with adjustments - with Year 7 and Year 9 classes. The PPT explains the task and also develops literacy skills around connecting points to construct an argument. The worksheet and card sort work to provide a standardised plan, supplemented by information from previous lessons on Haiti together with additional research gathered through home work. Feedback would be welcomed!
EarthquakeQuick View


This Stage 3 Science Earthquake worksheet is designed to be used in conjunction with a video or text describing tectonic plate movement. A Word Bank is included at the end. A good resource for initial stages of learning. Differentiation: The worksheet can be attempted by students as an individual activity or can be used as a group or whole class question and answer discussion. Strand: Science Understanding Sub-strand: Earth and space sciences Code: ACSSU096 Content Description: Sudden geological changes or extreme weather conditions can affect Earth's surface.
Earthquake mysteryQuick View

Earthquake mystery

This has a mystery sheet that you can copy/laminate/reproduce to your hearts content! And it goes on to have some questions for the pupils to answer - there is also a differentiated version of the question sheet Ideal for a topic on the Restless Earth or tectonic plates and natural hazards