A hands on, ten lesson unit with full lesson plans.
Students will spend six weeks exploring each of the following natural disasters:
Lesson One: Drought (weather)
Lesson Two: Hurricanes/Cyclones/Typhoons (weather)
Lesson Three: Tornadoes (weather)
Lesson Four: Volcanoes (geological)
Lesson Five: Earthquakes (geological)
Lesson Six: Tsunamis (geological)
They will then compete a hands on project which involves research, informing an audience and creating a working simulation.
Lessons Seven-Nine: Natural Disasters Project
Lesson Ten: Science Fair
I wrote this unit based on the Year Six Earth and Space Sciences section of the Australian Curriculum.