Natural hazards teaching resources: Earthquakes

Resources and ideas for geography, natural hazards, earthquakes, written by teachers to support teaching and learning

Plate Boundaries Flip Book

Plate Boundaries Flip Book

Each plate boundary has three cards. The students will sort them into their catagories, then gule the top ridges together. This will form a flip book.

By BeckySara

Haiti Earthquake newspaper article

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!

By ryanbate

Earthquakes & Avalanches & Volcanoes

Earthquakes & Avalanches & Volcanoes

Three data capture sheets for research on Volcanoes, Avalanches and Earthquakes, useful for both KS3 and KS4; the worksheets can be used as a writing frame for video notes, Internet research or Library research.

By mullarkey

Why are some earthquakes deadlier than others?

Why are some earthquakes deadlier than others?

This lesson is linked to an assessment for learning where students draw upon their knowledge to find out why some earthquakes are deadlier than others. For this particular PPT students are introduced to measuring earthquakes and then make links to the richter scale to decide how strong the earthquakes are based on key facts.

By cmcdonnell

Earthquakes

Earthquakes

Learning ObjectivesState that earthquakes are most frequent at tectonic plate boundaries.Explain what causes earthquakes suddenly.Explain why people might not evacuate overtime there is an earthquake warning.Settler:Think pair shareAre all earthquakes the same?Which Earthquakes are more dangerous?https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6pwlMHpeOtoDo they occur everywhere?Starter:Demonstration:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gFB-qpiKccshttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XOCxNVDiOnEPractical:Main 1:Why might Earthquakes be difficult to predict?Why are the effects of the Earthquake on people who live there?If earthquakes are so destructive why don’t people evacuate everyone there is a mild tremor?Main 2:AFL:HomeworkWhat is your own experience with earthquakes? Has someone in your family experienced a earthquake?Write a diary entry for the day when the earthquake happened (fact or fiction), include any warning you had about the earthquake if you had them and what your response was, wether you thought the earthquake was dangerous and what happened afterwards.Ever wondered why some old buildings survive earthquakes and some don't - turns out the secret is retrofitting.

By Rahmich

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Plates Tectonics

Plates Tectonics

Plates TectonicsLearning objectives:At the end of the lesson, the students should be able to:Draw and describe the structure of the earth.Describe the plate tectonic theoryDefine the term plate boundary/marginExplain the types of plate boundaryDescribe the concept of fold mountain and its formation.Define the term earthquakeThis slide is essential both teachers who want to teach students of geography and environmental management in KS 3-5 It's written with detailed pictures/images .A must have for teachers of geography and environmental management

By goodskills75

Comparing the impacts of the Haiti and Christchurch earthquakes

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.

By amac89

AQA GCSE Geography Tectonics Revision Wheel

AQA GCSE Geography Tectonics Revision Wheel

For use at the end of a unit of the GCSE Geography course, the learning wheel helps to summarise the learning and makes pupils think about what is important and what notes should be included as space is limited.Can also be used pre-filled in and then cut up and pupils have to reassemble the wheel to check their understanding.Editable on publisher

By petehenstock

AQA GCSE Geography Physical Revision Wheels

AQA GCSE Geography Physical Revision Wheels

For use at the end of a unit of the GCSE Geography course, the learning wheel helps to summarise the learning and makes pupils think about what is important and what notes should be included as space is limited.Can also be used pre-filled in and then cut up and pupils have to reassemble the wheel to check their understanding.

By petehenstock

AQA GCSE Geography Tectonics Revision Wheel

AQA GCSE Geography Tectonics Revision Wheel

For use at the end of a unit of the GCSE Geography course, the learning wheel helps to summarise the learning and makes pupils think about what is important and what notes should be included as space is limited.Can also be used pre-filled in and then cut up and pupils have to reassemble the wheel to check their understanding.

By petehenstock

Foundation Geography GCSE Revision Command Word Booklet

Foundation Geography GCSE Revision Command Word Booklet

A PDF booklet with each command word for the 2017 Geography GCSE. Each command word is explained, examples from each exam is given and a breakdown of example questions follow. Suggested sentence starters are given, space to plan and write, followed by the mark scheme. File is a word document. Ideal for last minute revision!

By lucie-russell

Higher Tier Geography GCSE Revision Command Word Booklet

Higher Tier Geography GCSE Revision Command Word Booklet

A PDF booklet with each command word for the 2017 Higher Tier Geography GCSE. Each command word is explained, examples from each exam is given and a breakdown of example questions follow. Suggested sentence starters are given, space to plan and write, followed by the mark scheme. File is a word document. Ideal for last minute revision!

By lucie-russell

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Higher Geography GCSE Revision Command Word Booklet

Higher Geography GCSE Revision Command Word Booklet

A booklet with each command word for the 2017 Higher Geography GCSE. Each command word is explained, examples from each exam is given and a breakdown of example questions follow. Suggested sentence starters are given, space to plan and write, followed by the mark scheme. File is a word document. Ideal for last minute revision!

By lucie-russell

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Foundation Geography GCSE Revision Command Word Booklet

Foundation Geography GCSE Revision Command Word Booklet

A booklet with each command word for the 2017 Geography GCSE. Each command word is explained, examples from each exam is given and a breakdown of example questions follow. Suggested sentence starters are given, space to plan and write, followed by the mark scheme. File is a word document. Ideal for last minute revision!

By lucie-russell

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Earthquake Aid

Earthquake Aid

Could be used with with either KS3/4 and a variety of exam boards that cover tectonic hazards. Focuses on providing types of aid using a budget system in the aftermath of an earthquake. Detailed lesson plan, starter PowerPoint game and full activity PowerPoint included. This could be picked up and taught tmrw or adapted to more recent earthquake if preferred. Gained an outstanding in lesson observation. Based on active, group tasks and used with a higher ability group as part of a unit of work

By lauramitchelhill

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Earthquakes

Earthquakes

EarthquakesLearning Objectives:At the end of the lesson the students should be able to :(i) Define the term earthquakes (ii) Explain the causes of earthquakes(iii) Give examples of earthquakes (iv) Explain the effects and impacts of earthquakes (v) Examine the case study on an earthquake in an LEDC and MEDC(vi) What causes a tsunami?This slide is essential both teachers who want to teach students of geography and environmental management in KS 3-5 It's written with detailed pictures/images .A must have for teachers of geography and environmental management

By goodskills75

Environmental Hazards / Problems

Environmental Hazards / Problems

Environmental Hazards / ProblemsLearning Objectives:At the end of the lesson ,the students should be able to:Define the term environmental hazardDescribe the types of environmental hazardExplain the effects and solutions to environmental hazards.This slide is essential for teachers who want to teach students of geography in KS 3-5It's written with detailed pictures/images and with answered revision questions.A must have for teachers of geography

By goodskills75

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Haiti Earthquake.

Haiti Earthquake.

Haiti Earthquake.Learning Objectives:At the end of the lesson the students should be able to:Describe and analyse the Haiti earthquake in the year 2010This slide is essential for teachers who want to teach students geography in KS 3-5It's written with detailed pictures/images .A must have for teachers of geography.

By goodskills75

GCSE Geography AQA Restless Earth Differentiated Key Words Revision Worksheets

GCSE Geography AQA Restless Earth Differentiated Key Words Revision Worksheets

Suitable for either students to keep at the back of their books to complete throughout a topic or for end of topic revision purposes.Higher ability fill in the gaps for the key word definitions.Lower ability fill in the gaps using the word banks provided.Completed version also for teacher purposes or for absent students.

By jeam

Tectonics  Notes - Geography

Tectonics Notes - Geography

Clear concise notes WITH DIAGRAMS great for handing out when a lesson has been missed or for students to revise from.Includes: Structure of Earth, Convection Currents in the Mantle, Major Plates, Wegener's Theory and, Evidence, Types of Plate Boundaries, Pacific Ring of Fire, Mid Atlantic Ridge, Destructive Plate Boundary (in further detail)

By MaiRashid

Bingo Revision Activity for Edexcel 2016 AS/A Level Geography Topic 1 (Tectonic Processes & Hazards)

Bingo Revision Activity for Edexcel 2016 AS/A Level Geography Topic 1 (Tectonic Processes & Hazards)

This is an ideal revision resource for a class who have come to the end of the Edexcel AS/A Level Geography Topic 1, Tectonic Processes and Hazards (new 2016 spec).The resource comes with two files - a Powerpoint slide with 36 answers, so that the students can jot down five random numbers between 1-36 and the answers that go with them. The second file is a set of Bingo clues that go with those answers for the teacher to read out.With a higher ability or lower ability class, many of the clues could be modified to make them easier or more difficult ways of achieving the same answers.

By daveado16

Continental Drift

Continental Drift

Continental DriftLearning Objectives:At the end of the lesson the students will be able to:Describe the concept of the continental drift.Describe the man Alfred Wegener and his theory of continental drift.Examine the evidence to support his theoryThis slide is essential for teachers who want to teach students of geography and environmental management in KS 3-4It's written with detailed pictures/images.A must have for teachers of geography and environmental management.

By goodskills75

Tectonics Flowchart

Tectonics Flowchart

A flowchart designed to help GCSE students revise tectonic landforms at different boundaries. The flowchart follows a logical order; firstly answer the question 'What type of plates are at the boundary?'; 2 continental, 2 oceanic etc. Next answer the question 'How do the plates meet?'; constructive, destructive, etc (there is a second version of the file that uses divergent, convergent etc). Answering those 2 questions the student will be lead to information about the landforms and processes at that particular combination of plates and boundary.Any comments or questions please let me know!

By ChrisHolloway1