Presentation on theme: "The Sichuan Earthquake, China"— Presentation transcript:
1 The Sichuan Earthquake, China A Case Study ExampleThe Sichuan Earthquake, China
2 Homework 2 weeks today (30th April) Collect and produce a piece of work on the Chinese Earthquake of 2008.See wiki
3 Mark SchemeYou will be awarded grades based on your investigation skills within Geography.Merits will also be available for the most detailed and colourful powerpoint slides.
4 Investigation skills IN geography LEVEL 3LEVEL 4LEVEL 5LEVEL 6LEVEL 7They ask and suggest responses to a range of simple questionsThey suggest relevant questionsThey ask relevant questions and suggest sequences of enquiryThey identify relevant geographical questions & establish sequences for their investigationsWith growing independence they implement effective sequences of questions and select their own methods for investigationsThey observe, collect and record information indoors and outdoorsThey observe, collect, measure and record relevant data, in and out of doorsThey collect, accurately measure and record relevant data from different resourcesThey 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 investigation questionsThey organise information to present straight forward conclusions to their investigationsThey use evidence and draw plausible conclusions from their investigationThey analyse information to provide logical explanations and present conclusions which are consistent with the evidence.They analyse evidence to construct and justify valid explanations and substantiated conclusions.Investigation skills IN geography
5 BBC Website Special Report IMAGES of China earthquakeVideo – One Year Anniversary
6 Details of the Earthquake DateLocationMagnitude (The Richter/Mercalli Scales)
7 The Causes of the Earthquake Use your knowledge of Plate Tectonics
8 The Social EffectsWhat were the effects on people?
9 Physical EffectsWhat were the effects on the landscape and buildings (infrastructure)?
10 Economic Effects How much money’s worth of damage was done How much will need to be spent?
12 Solutions to Earthquakes What can be done to reduce the impacts of earthquakes?
13 Other Interesting Info regarding Earthquakes The most recent earthquakeThe most powerful earthquakesThe most devestating earthquake of all timeEarthquakes in the UK?How do earthquakes casue Tsunamis?Other
14 Useful Weblinks Seismic Scale Earthquake Locator Most Recent Earthquake LocationsChile EarthquakeWhy do earthquakes happen?
15 Games to finish!Click on the links below to try your hand at protecting San Francisco from an earthquake:New Bridge BayBuild an earthquake proof cityEarthquake Interactive ActivityQuake QuizEmergency!