Geography - Year 9

Click the link below to download your Knowledge Organiser. 

Week beginning

7/9

Subject Topic

What are natural hazards.  What is hazard risk?

Key Learning points/big questions

To know the difference between natural events, hazards, disasters.

Classify the different types of hazards.

Understand why people might live near areas at risk.

Independent/Home learning

Knowledge Organiser week  1

Linked Assessment

Mid term assessment

Resources

https://eggbuckland.sharepoint.com/Geography/Shared%20Documents/Student%20Files/Year%209%202020/Autumn%201%20Natural%20Hazards%20-%20Our%20unstable%20world

Week beginning

14/9

Subject Topic

What are tectonics?

How do plates move?

What happens on plate boundaries?

Key Learning points/big questions

To recap on the structure of the earth.

To understand about convention currents and slab push theories

To know the different types of plate boundaries and the hazards associated with them.

Independent/Home learning

Knowledge Organiser week 2

Linked Assessment

Mid term assessment

Resources

https://eggbuckland.sharepoint.com/Geography/Shared%20Documents/Student%20Files/Year%209%202020/Autumn%201%20Natural%20Hazards%20-%20Our%20unstable%20world

Week beginning

21/9

Subject Topic

Earthquakes in LIC’s. What were the primary and secondary effects of the Gorkha earthquake.

How to NGO’s and individuals respond?

Key Learning points/big questions

To know how earthquakes are measured.

To know the difference between primary and secondary effects of earthquakes.

Independent/Home learning

Knowledge Organiser week 3

Linked Assessment

Mid term assessment

Resources

https://eggbuckland.sharepoint.com/Geography/Shared%20Documents/Student%20Files/Year%209%202020/Autumn%201%20Natural%20Hazards%20-%20Our%20unstable%20world

Week beginning

28/9

Subject Topic

Earthquakes in HIC’s What were the primary and secondary effects of an earthquake.

How do governments respond?

Key Learning points/big questions

To know the difference between primary and secondary effects of earthquakes.

To be able to compare the effects of earthquakes and responses to in areas of different levels of development

Independent/Home learning

Knowledge Organiser week 4 (repeats week 1)

Linked Assessment

Mid term assessment

Resources

https://eggbuckland.sharepoint.com/Geography/Shared%20Documents/Student%20Files/Year%209%202020/Autumn%201%20Natural%20Hazards%20-%20Our%20unstable%20world

Week beginning

5/10

Subject Topic

What is a volcano like?

Earthquake v Volcanoes – which is the most deadly?

Key Learning points/big questions

The effects of volcanic eruptions on people and place, Mount Merapi and Eyjafjallajokull

Independent/Home learning

Knowledge Organiser week 5

(repeats week 2)

Linked Assessment

Mid term assessment

Resources

https://eggbuckland.sharepoint.com/Geography/Shared%20Documents/Student%20Files/Year%209%202020/Autumn%201%20Natural%20Hazards%20-%20Our%20unstable%20world

Week beginning

12/10

Subject Topic

Why do people live in tectonic areas?

How can the effects of hazards be reduced?

Assessment

Key Learning points/big questions

Why do people live in hazard prone areas / reducing the risk, monitoring, planning, protection.

Earthquakes don’t kill people buildings do.

Independent/Home learning

Knowledge Organiser week 6 (repeats week 3)

Linked Assessment

Mid term assessment

Resources

https://eggbuckland.sharepoint.com/Geography/Shared%20Documents/Student%20Files/Year%209%202020/Autumn%201%20Natural%20Hazards%20-%20Our%20unstable%20world

Week beginning

19/10

Subject Topic

DME style activity (Shelter box)

Key Learning points/big questions

‘To what extent type question’

What would be in your response box?

Independent/Home learning

N/A​

Linked Assessment

N/A

Resources

https://eggbuckland.sharepoint.com/Geography/Shared%20Documents/Student%20Files/Year%209%202020/Autumn%201%20Natural%20Hazards%20-%20Our%20unstable%20world

Half Term

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Plymouth, PL6 5YB

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