KS2 Geography Earthquakes

Fully planned 6 week Earthquake topic suitable for Key Stage 2 Geography. All resources, including a medium term plan, worksheets, experiment instructions and SMART notebook are included and all are fully editable. The lessons cover what earthquakes are; how they occur; what the Richter scale is; the effects of an earthquake and how earthquakes cause other physical processes such as tsunamis. There are a range of activities to consolidate the children’s learning and engage them in the topic, from creating an earthquake survival guide to designing an earthquake-proof building.

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  • 6-Week-Plan-for-Earthquakes-Topic.docx
  • IWB---Earthquakes.notebook
  • Resources-you-will-need-sheet.docx
  • Continents-for-world-map---Lesson-1.docx
  • Lesson-1---List-of-earthquake-zones-for-L-children.docx
  • Lesson-1---World-Map---Answers.docx
  • Lesson-1---World-Map.docx
  • Lesson-2---Earthquake-cross-section-answers.docx
  • Lesson-2---Earthquake-cross-section-to-label.docx
  • Lesson-2---Earthquake-Simulation-Experiment-Instructions.docx
  • Lesson-2---Fact-file-about-earthquakes.docx
  • Lesson-3---Earthquake-proof-building-design-sheet.docx
  • Lesson-4---Earthquake-names-for-tables.docx
  • Lesson-6---Fact-File-with-support-for-L.docx
  • Lesson-6---Tsunami-Simulation-Experiment-Instructions.docx

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Created: Oct 17, 2019

Updated: Nov 7, 2019

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