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Earthquakes

This geography scheme of work for Key Stage Two gets the children to investigate and record some of the different causes and effects of earthquakes on locations around the world by making models and writing reports.The class can explore how earthquakes are produced and how they can affect people and landscapes.

Investigate and record some of the different causes and effects of earthquakes on locations around the world

Lesson One : Crust, Plates and Mantel

Identify and record the causes and effects of earthquakes on landscapes around the world

Lesson Two : Fault Lines

Build a map showing some of the major earthquake fault lines that can be found around the world

Lesson Three : Earthquake News

Identify and compare some of the changes that can occur to the landscape caused by earthquakes

Lesson Four : Earthquake Life

Write a reply to a pen pal letter to investigate the impact of earthquakes on locations around the world

Lesson Five : Tsunamis

Explain the effects of earthquakes on the natural world and how they can produce tsunamis in the sea

Lesson Six : Earthquake Quiz

Use true and false statements to identify a range of different facts about earthquakes as part of a quiz

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