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  • 1. Year 7 Unit 3: It's a Risky World http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T4v_7uGyE-8
  • 2. Year 7 Unit 3: It's a Risky World
    • RISKY WORLD UNIT
    • c/w What risks exist in the world? Date
    • Learning Objectives
    • To understand what is meant by “risky places”
    • To analyse risks at different scales
  • 3. Organise these jumbled words to create definitions of the word risk. Write them in your book. Risk means...
    • situation exposure a danger ous to
    • something happen the that
    • will possibility unpleasant
  • 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. 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. 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.
    • HOMEWORK
    • Bring in a newspaper article showing a location in the world that is “at risk”.
    Year 7 Unit 3: It's a Risky World
  • 8.
    • Who do you think is most at risk?
    Year 7 Unit 3: It's a Risky World

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