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!
ryanbate
Earthquake and Tsunami in Japan - DARTs

Earthquake and Tsunami in Japan - DARTs

A DARTs (Directed Activity Related to Text) regarding the Earthquake and Tsunami on 11th March, uses CBBC Newsround. Suggest students then write a blog, some of ours went on the the school VLE.
freckle06
Earthquake and Tsunami in Japan 11 March 2011

Earthquake and Tsunami in Japan 11 March 2011

I've put together some resources for my classes next week, I think considering what happened on Friday all my lessons will change this week! Hope this is of some help, I've added a very rough lesson plan too but don&'t think it could all be done in one lesson - definately a series here! Andy
andymcfadden
The Japanese Earthquake 2011

The Japanese Earthquake 2011

To research and consider the effects and responses of a recent significant earthquake in Japan 2011. To become increasingly aware of local events that have wider reaching global impacts and consequences. To appreciate the catastrophic nature of Tsunamis and their secondary impacts. The use of ICT in mapping hazards and student research in producing a case study.
mullarkey
In the news Geography - Japanese Earthquake

In the news Geography - Japanese Earthquake

Give children a chance to explore current Geography in the news, bring this subject to life. Watch and respond to accessible film clips. What has happened / how and why? Consider disaster response. Links to clips from Newsround and BBC and shelterbox site. discussion questions included. Please take time to comment.
rbecks
Why was George Hume late for work?

Why was George Hume late for work?

This is a mystery activity based around the eruption of the Eyjafjallajokull volcano in Iceland. Students work in groups to solve the mystery. They categorise the statements into groups of their devising. Examples could be CAUSES, EFFECTS, LOCATION. PLEASE LEAVE A COMMENT IF YOU DOWNLOAD AND USE THE RESOURCE. Constructive criticism is encouraged.
mbarker1975
Earthquake Assessment

Earthquake Assessment

A KS3 Assessment task with grade descriptors for pupils producing a report on the primary and secondary effects of an Earthquake of their choice either from an LEDC or MEDC.
mullarkey
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.
mullarkey
Hazards & responses for children & youth

Hazards & responses for children & youth

This site is aimed at children and young people learning about hazards and emergencies and how they can be better prepared. The site contains information for eight major hazards as well as a teachers area with a complete scheme of work to include the site in a wider topic of hazards and responses.
jesharpe
ShelterBox Response Challenge Part 4

ShelterBox Response Challenge Part 4

SETTING UP CHALLENGE - GETTING READY CHALLENGE - Pupils have the chance to step into the shoes of international disaster relief charity ShelterBox and take on a mission to get aid to those in need following a disaster. This is part four of five challenges and pupils now have to set up their ShelterBox camp for families who have lost their homes in a suitable, safe area. Use this as a stand alone challenge or use all five as a super learning disaster day!
ShelterBox