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Lesson One – Crust, Plates and Mantel

This geography teaching pack for Key Stage Two gets the children to identify and record the causes and effects of earthquakes on landscapes around the world. The class can produce storyboards showing the stages that occur when an earthquake is formed by the movement of tectonic plates

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to identify and record the causes and effects of earthquakes on landscapes around the world

Learning Objectives

Understand the processes that give rise to key physical features. Communicate geographical information in a variety of ways.

Learning Outcomes

I can explain how earthquakes occur in the Earth’s crust. I can use a storyboard to show the sequence of events during an earthquake.

Crust, Plates and Mantel

Teaching sequence to help the children identify and record the causes and effects of earthquakes on landscapes around the world

Earthquake Story

Display posters for whole class discussion to help identify and describe how and why an earthquake occurs in the world

Earthquake Storyboard

Template to help the children identify and describe how and why an earthquake occurs in the world

Earthquake Storyboard (support)

Activity cards to help the children identify and sequence how and why an earthquake occurs in the world

Crust, Plates and Mantel

Interactive activity to help the children identify and record the causes and effects of earthquakes on landscapes around the world

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to identify and record the causes and effects of earthquakes on landscapes around the world

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