Natural Hazards

Third Level to Senior Phase - In-person Workshop

Class Level: S1+

Duration: 50 minutes

Through interactive investigation students are given an overview of a variety of natural hazards, the science behind them and their impacts on humankind. Students will work with a large Google Earth data set and will manipulate the data as they see fit to determine where to build San Francisco’s next major hospital!

CURRICULUM FOR EXCELLENCE

SOCIAL STUDIES

SOCIAL STUDIES

  • Having investigated processes which form and shape landscapes, I can explain their impact on selected landscapes in Scotland, Europe and beyond. SOC 3-07a
  • I can identify the possible consequences of an environmental issue and make informed suggestions about ways to manage the impact. SOC 3-08a
  • Having considered responses to a recent international crisis, I can contribute to a discussion of the effectiveness of the responses. SOC 3-19b

TECHNOLOGIES

TECHNOLOGIES

  • I can explore and use the features of a range of digital technologies, integrated software and online resources to determine the most appropriate to solve problems. TCH 3-01a
  • I can select and use digital technologies to access, select relevant information and solve real world problems. TCH 4-01a

LITERACY

LITERACY

  • When I engage with others, I can make a relevant contribution, encourage others to contribute and acknowledge that they have the right to hold a different opinion. I can respond in ways appropriate to my role and use contributions to reflect on, clarify or adapt thinking. LIT 3-02a