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Natural Disasters – What are the big questions?

9O students watched the video and considered these questions.

What would it be like in a big earthquake? At the time? Immediately after? The next day? Check out their feelings by clicking thIS ‘Comments’ Tab. Reply with a comment of you own!

They then searched a list of earthquake, volcano and tsunami disasters to identify a choice to highlight the big questions and the science behind understanding that event.

Wikipaedia ‘List of natural disasters’

Class discussion focussed around ‘What is a big question?’ and students attempted to develop a ‘big question’. They posted these on Wallwisher.

Visit the 9O Wallwisher to read their ‘Big Questions’

Click this link to see the natural disasters that students have selected to study.

“Parts Cluster”

  1. What’s the main idea or feeling? Put it in the center.Work as a class to brainstorm as much as you can about the movie.
  2. Use clustering software like Bubble.us
  3. Work as a class to brainstorm as much as you can about the movie.
  4. Group or connect any of the items into larger sets.
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