China sichuan earthquake Pupil Example


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China sichuan earthquake Pupil Example

  1. 1. Mark Scheme • You will be awarded grades based on your investigation skills within Geography. • Merits will also be available for the most detailed and colourful powerpoint slides.
  2. 2. LEVEL 3 LEVEL 4 LEVEL 5 LEVEL 6 LEVEL 7 They ask and suggest responses to a range of simple questions They suggest relevant questions They ask relevant questions and suggest sequences of enquiry They identify relevant geographical questions & establish sequences for their investigations With growing independence they implement effective sequences of questions and select their own methods for investigations They observe, collect and record information indoors and outdoors They observe, collect, measure and record relevant data, in and out of doors They collect, accurately measure and record relevant data from different resources They select, collect, measure and record relevant data, from a range of sources including fieldwork. They collect, measure and record accurately more complex data. They find some answers to their They organise information to They use evidence and draw plausible They analyse information to provide logical They analyse evidence to construct and justify valid Investigation skills IN geography
  3. 3. BBC WebsiteSpecial Report Video – One Year Anniversary IMAGES of China earth
  4. 4. Location: China Date: 2008 Magnitude: 7.9 People killed: 68,000 Time: 2:30
  5. 5. Although the ground we walk on seems solid, the earth is actually made up of huge pieces of flat rock called tectonic plates. These move very slowly, and where they meet is called a fault. When the plates rub together, the movement forces waves of energy to come to the earth's surface. This causes tremors and shakes - and this is what causes earthquakes.
  6. 6. On 6 November 2008, the central government announced that it will spend 1 trillion yuan (about $146.5 billion) over the next three years to rebuild areas ravaged by the earthquake. It is the 21st deadliest earthquake of all time. Strong aftershocks, some exceeding magnitude 6, continued to hit the area even months after the main quake, causing new casualties and damage. People was left homeless 70,000 people died
  7. 7. The effects on the landscape and buildings were divesting the whole of Sichuan was totally flattened leaving lots of people homeless.
  8. 8. Economic Effects The overall cost of repair to the Chinease economy has been estimated at over £6 billion pounds!
  9. 9. Human Responses China sent the army to help victims but the army came upon the problem of mud slides on the roads leading to Sichuan had also cracked. Neighbours of victims helped to dig each other out from the rubble. Other countries and charities from outside China started to help but the other countries would have helped sooner but China rejected the help because of their secretive nature.
  10. 10. Solutions to Earthquakes You could strengthen the structure of the house. Border the windows so they don’t smash. Have a basement with supplies.
  11. 11. Other Interesting Info regarding Earthquakes The most recent earthquake is Haiti The most powerful earthquake was in Chillie 1960 with magnitude of 9.5 The most devastating earthquake was in 1556 in Shaanxi and Kansu in China with 850,000 deaths. The recent earthquake in the UK was in Lincolnshire 2008 with a 5.2 magnitude Disturbs the sea bed which changes the flow of the water that's how it causes Tsunamis.
  12. 12. Useful Weblinks • Seismic Scale • Earthquake Locator • Most Recent Earthquake Locations • Chile Earthquake • Why do earthquakes happen?
  13. 13. Games to finish! Click on the links below to try your hand at protecting San Francisco from an earthquake: • New Bridge Bay • Build an earthquake proof city • Earthquake Interactive Activity • Quake Quiz • Emergency!