World Around Us – Natural Disasters
Lesson 13 – What causes an earthquake?
In this lesson you will take a closer look at what an earthquake is and what causes them to happen.
Step 1 – Open and watch the ‘Earthquakes’ YouTube link
Step 2 – Open and read the ‘Earthquake’ PowerPoint (slides 1 -5)
Step 3 – Open and read the ‘What causes earthquakes?’ PowerPoint (slides 1 – 5)
Step 4 – Complete the ‘Earthquake Information’ worksheet. The YouTube link and the PowerPoints will help you to complete this worksheet. However, you can also do some of your own research on an iPad or computer.
In our video Earthquakes for kids we will provide and simple and engaging introduction to both earthquakes and Tsunamis. We will walk through historical exam...
Unfortunately not the ones with chocolate chips.
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