Quake, Rattle and Roll

First and Second Level - In-person Workshop

Class Level: P5-P7

Duration: 50 minutes

Pupils will work in groups to investigate volcanoes, tsunamis, earthquakes, tornadoes and meteorites using a variety of models, props and animations. They will use their knowledge to consider how aspects such as building design and education can minimise the impact of these hazards to help protect individuals and societies both now and in the future.

CURRICULUM FOR EXCELLENCE

SCIENCES

SCIENCES

  • Having explored the substances that make up Earth’s surface, I can compare some of their characteristics and uses. SCN 2-17a

SOCIAL STUDIES

SOCIAL STUDIES

  • I can describe the physical processes of a natural disaster and discuss its impact on people and the landscape. SOC 2-07b
  • I can extend my mental map and sense of place, I can interpret information from different types of maps and am beginning to locate key features within Scotland, UK, Europe or the wider world. SOC2-14a

LITERACY

LITERACY

  • When I engage with others, I can respond in ways appropriate to my role, show that I value others’ contributions and use these to build on thinking. LIT 2-02a
  • I can show my understanding of what I listen to or watch by responding to literal, inferential, evaluative and other types of questions, and by asking different kinds of questions of my own. LIT 2-07a