Risky World Intro Lesson

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Risky World Intro Lesson

  1. 1. Year 7 Unit 3: It's a Risky World http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T4v_7uGyE-8
  2. 2. Year 7 Unit 3: It's a Risky World <ul><li>RISKY WORLD UNIT </li></ul><ul><li>c/w What risks exist in the world? Date </li></ul><ul><li>Learning Objectives </li></ul><ul><li>To understand what is meant by “risky places” </li></ul><ul><li>To analyse risks at different scales </li></ul>
  3. 3. Organise these jumbled words to create definitions of the word risk. Write them in your book. Risk means... <ul><li>situation exposure a danger ous to </li></ul><ul><li>something happen the that </li></ul><ul><li>will possibility unpleasant </li></ul>
  4. 4. Year 7 Unit 3: It's a Risky World Paper Cut Upminster Earthquake Florida Hurricane Bangladesh Cyclone UK Flood Global Warming Example a Example b Example c Example d Example e Example f Certain 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100 Almost Certain 9 18 27 36 45 54 63 72 81 90 Very Likely 8 16 24 32 40 48 56 64 72 80 Probable 7 14 21 28 35 42 49 56 63 70 Likely 6 12 18 24 30 36 42 48 54 60 Likely 5 10 15 20 25 30 35 40 45 50 May Happen 4 8 12 16 20 24 28 32 36 40 Improbable 3 6 9 12 16 18 21 24 27 30 Unlikely 2 4 6 8 10 12 14 16 18 20 Very unlikely 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Insignific-ant injury Minor Injury Minor Injury Medium Injury Medium Injury Major Injury Major Injury Single Fatality Multiple Fatalities Catastro-phic loss of life
  5. 5. What other risks might you face at each of these scales? Year 7 Unit 3: It's a Risky World Personal Scale e.g. Sports injury Local scale e.g. Road accident in Upminster National scale e.g. River flooding Global scale e.g. Global warming
  6. 6. With your partner, look at the world maps you have been given. Discuss these points: 1. What dangers do the maps show? 2. Where are the danger hotspots? 3. Why are these places at risk? Now join with another pair and swap findings! Year 7 Unit 3: It's a Risky World
  7. 7. <ul><li>HOMEWORK </li></ul><ul><li>Bring in a newspaper article showing a location in the world that is “at risk”. </li></ul>Year 7 Unit 3: It's a Risky World
  8. 8. <ul><li>Who do you think is most at risk? </li></ul>Year 7 Unit 3: It's a Risky World

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