Our book this half term is:
‘Dark Sky Park’ by Philip Gross
Our topic this half term is:
In this topic the children will be learning:
How to use maps, atlases, globes and digital / computer mapping to locate volcanoes and fault lines and identify countries that are most severely affected by earthquakes and other natural disasters. We will use our understanding of the structure of the earth and the movement of tectonic plates to describe and understand how a volcano is formed and why it erupts. We will also describe and understand the processes that cause a volcanic eruption, an earthquake and other natural disasters. During this topic, we will look at the impact of volcanic eruptions and other natural disasters on human settlements.
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