Natural Disasters - Extreme Weather

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Natural Disasters – Extreme Weather
127 pages
Year 5/6 Science Unit

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This pack contains templates for recording work from independent research. You will need to support your students to refine key word searches and scan websites and/or reading from books. This will supply the information your students will need to fill out the tasks.

While this is a Science Unit it does also address outcomes for Reading, Writing, Oral Language and computer skills (ICT).

It is aimed at Year 6 – Australian Curriculum, but addresses many of the USA CCSS in the above areas. Science - Sudden geological changes or extreme weather conditions can affect Earth’s surface (ACSSU096)

This pack contains tasks for – Cyclones, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Droughts, Floods and Fires

Rubric for Project
All students need to choose one natural disaster from the content list – cyclone, earthquake, tsunami, drought, flood or fire.
They then work through the tasks you choose from the relevant section. Most tasks are the same in each section – with a few variations for each disaster. 
The tasks will help to give background for the final oral presentation. 
Hand out the project sheet and rubric to discuss. The rubric will assist in assessing each finished project. 

Cyclones – KWHL, Alphabet Key, Venn Diagram, Before/during/after flap page, Can we measure this event/how/details about the data, planning sheet for managing the environment for this disaster, four flaps for what is it/characteristics/what causes it/how can we stay safe, Cyclone Warnings with 5 flaps for warning us, what are the effects on our environment, are/have/can, note taking page, write a report, write a newspaper article, discuss an image, collect images and notate, locate on a map, cards to sequence in priority order in colour and b/w, questions for inquiry. 

Earthquakes– KWHL, Alphabet Key, Venn Diagram, Before/during/after flap page, Can we measure this event/how/details about the data, planning sheet for managing the environment for this disaster, four flaps for what is it/characteristics/what causes it/how can we stay safe, Earthquake Warnings, what are the effects on our environment, are/have/can, note taking page, write a report, write a newspaper article, discuss an image, collect images and notate, locate on a map, cards to sequence in priority order in colour and b/w

Tsunami - KWHL, Alphabet Key, Venn Diagram, Before/during/after flap page, Can we measure this event/how/details about the data, planning sheet for managing the environment for this disaster, four flaps for what is it/characteristics/what causes it/how can we stay safe, Tsunami Warnings, what are the effects on our environment, are/have/can, note taking page, write a report, write a newspaper article, discuss an image, collect images and notate, locate on a map, tsunami sliders for research

Drought - KWHL, Alphabet Key, Venn Diagram, Before/during/after flap page, Can we measure this event/how/details about the data, planning sheet for managing the environment for this disaster, four flaps for what is it/characteristics/what causes it/how can we stay safe, Tsunami Warnings, what are the effects on our environment, are/have/can, note taking page, write a report, write a newspaper article, discuss an image, collect images and notate, locate on a map, global warming research

Flood - KWHL, Alphabet Key, Venn Diagram, Before/during/after flap page, Can we measure this event/how/details about the data, planning sheet for managing the environment for this disaster, four flaps for what is it/characteristics/what causes it/how can we stay safe, Flood levels and drawing measuring tool with scientific language, what are the effects on our environment, are/have/can, note taking page, write a report, write a newspaper article, discuss an image, collect images and notate, locate on a map, grid for before, during and after 

Fire - KWHL, Alphabet Key, Venn Diagram, Before/during/after flap page, Can we measure this event/how/details about the data, planning sheet for managing the environment for this disaster, four flaps for what is it/characteristics/what causes it/how can we stay safe, what are the effects on our environment, are/have/can, note taking page, write a report, write a newspaper article, discuss an image, collect images and notate, locate on a map, grid for before, during and after 

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Natural Disasters - Extreme Weather
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Natural Disasters - Extreme Weather