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Christchurch Earthquake Bundle

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Two integrated unit on the Christchurch Earthquake of 2011 in New Zealand looking at Earthquakes from a Social Studies, Health and Science Perspective.

These sensitively designed units uses the Christchurch earthquake as a starting point to look at Earthquakes in New Zealand.

This is a money saving bundle with both resources. If you want to buy just one unit click the following links:

Level 1 Unit: Here

Level 2 Unit: Here

Social Studies
L1 Understand that people have different roles and responsibilities as part of their participation in groups.

L2 Continuity and Change
Understand how time and change affect people’s lives.

L1/2 Planet Earth and Beyond: Interacting Systems
Describe how natural features are changed and resources affected by natural events and human actions.

(1D1) Healthy Communities and Environments: Community Resources
Identify and discuss obvious hazards in the home, school, and local environment and adopt simple safety practices.

(2A3) Personal Health and Physical Development: Safety Management
Identify risk and use safe practises in a range of contexts

Learning Objectives. LEVEL 1 UNIT
Through this unit students will learn the following:
1)Explain what an Earthquake is
2)Say what happened in the Christchurch Earthquake
3)State how people helped each other after the Christchurch Earthquake
4)Say ways we can be helpful in our community
5)Discuss ways to keep safe in and after an Earthquake (including a mental health aspect)

Learning Objectives. LEVEL 2 UNIT
1)Explain what an Earthquake is
2)Explain why Earthquakes happen in NZ
3)Say what happened in the Christchurch Earthquake with a focus on how it affected people and community
4)Explain how they can prepare for disasters (Earthquake and non earthquake) at home and school, Including a mental health perspective.

-Teacher notes
-Photocopy masters
-Powerpoints on the Earthquake

You can view the Level 1 Unit Here

You can view the Level 2 Unit: Here

Interested in NZ and Māori teaching resources? CLICK HERE

You can get this as part of my money saving NZ Bundle

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