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Violent Earth

High Arcal School, Dudley – Year 8

In this series of lessons, students learned about the basics of plate tectonics, how and why earthquakes happen and how countries can minimise their impact.

The activities were varied and included creative writing, practical tasks and drama.

In the following pages teacher Ian Dixson explains the curriculum making process, the teaching and learning activities and how the students progressed throughout the unit.

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