A Case Study Example The Sichuan Earthquake, China
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Investigation skills IN geography LEVEL 7 LEVEL 6 LEVEL 5 LEVEL 4 LEVEL 3 They analyse evidence to construct and justify valid explanations and substantiated conclusions. They analyse information to provide logical explanations and present conclusions which are consistent with the evidence. They use evidence and draw plausible conclusions from their investigation They organise information to present straight forward conclusions to their investigations They find some answers to their investigation questions They collect, measure and record accurately more complex data. They select, collect, measure and record relevant data, from a range of sources including fieldwork. They collect, accurately measure and record relevant data from different resources They observe, collect, measure and record relevant data, in and out of doors They observe, collect and record information indoors and outdoors With growing independence they implement effective sequences of questions and select their own methods for investigations They identify relevant geographical questions & establish sequences for their investigations They ask relevant questions and suggest sequences of enquiry They suggest relevant questions They ask and suggest responses to a range of simple questions
BBC WebsiteSpecial Report Video – One Year Anniversary IMAGES of China earthquake
Details of the Earthquake
Magnitude (The Richter / Mercalli Scales)
The Causes of the Earthquake
Use your knowledge of Plate Tectonics
The Social Effects
What were the effects on people?
What were the effects on the landscape and buildings (infrastructure)?
How much money’s worth of damage was done
How much will need to be spent?
Solutions to Earthquakes
What can be done to reduce the impacts of earthquakes?
Other Interesting Info regarding Earthquakes
The most recent earthquake
The most powerful earthquakes
The most devestating earthquake of all time
Earthquakes in the UK?
How do earthquakes casue Tsunamis?
Most Recent Earthquake Locations
Why do earthquakes happen?
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