YEAR NINE
KING EDWARD VI CAMP HILL SCHOOL FOR BOYS GEOGRAPHY DEPARTMENT SCHEME OF WORK YEAR 9 (2000)
AUTUMN TERM
Unit Two - Natural Hazards (6 weeks)
1. What are volcanoes ? 2. What are the causes and effects of volcanic activity ? 3. How do humans respond to volcanic activity ? 4. What are earthquakes ? 5. What are the causes and effects of earthquakes ? 6. How do humans respond to earthquakes ? How can damage and loss of life be reduced ? 7. What is the link between the distribution of earthquakes and volcanoes ? How can this be explained (the theory of plate tectonics) ?
USEFUL LINKS Italian Volcanoes
What happens when a volcano erupts ?
Museum of San Francisco
Earthquake Information
Quake Country
Volcano World Encyclopaedia Britannica
What happens in an earthquake ?
Earthquake Safety Guide
This Dynamic Earth
Online Field Trip to the 1989 Loma Prieta Earthquake
YEAR 9 UNIT 2 NATURAL HAZARDS. 9.2 ASSESSMENT 9.2
Using I.T. produce two pages of a newspaper article reporting the eruption of a volcano. You will have 3 lessons and 2 homeworks to complete this assessment.
GRADE A*. Pupils offer explanations for interactions within and between physical and human processes. They explain changes over time in the characteristics of a places. They begin to account for disparities in development and show some understanding of the range and complexity of factors that contribute to the quality of life in different places.
GRADE A. Pupils describe the interactions within and between physical and human processes. They show how these interactions create geographical patterns and contribute to change in places and patterns. They show understanding that many factors influence decisions made about places, and use this to explain how places change.
GRADE B Pupils explain a range of physical and human processes. They describe ways in which processes operating at different scales create geographical patterns and lead to changes in places.
GRADE C. Pupils describe and begin to offer explanations for geographical patterns and for a range of physical and human processes. They describe how these processes can lead to similarities and differences between places. Pupils describe ways in which places are linked through the movement of goods and people.
GRADE D. Pupils begin to describe geographical patterns and to appreciate the importance of location in understanding places. They recognise and describe physical and human processes.
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