For teachers: Cyclone Sidr resource
As part of my International study visit to Bangladesh, one of my targets was to produce an educational resource. This is now complete.
The resource is based on Cyclone Sidr and is aimed at Key Stage 3, it consists of six lessons and forms a complete case study.
Overview of the lessons.
|1||Rationale- why study this event?Formation of the Cyclone Sidr.
Cyclone protection in Bangladesh.
|PowerPoint with linked video and embedded animation.Student worksheet about the formation of the cyclone.|
|2||Causes, Impacts & Responses.||PowerPoint introducing classification task.Student worksheet-classification task.|
|3||How quickly will Bangladesh cover?||PowerPoint comparing development statistics of the U.K. and Bangladesh.Student response worksheet.|
|4,5,6||Levelled assessment.||Students to produce a PowerPoint storyboard about the cyclone for B.B.C. news 24.Task worksheet.
The lessons and resources can be downloaded here. (Zip 26mb) All resources are authored in PowerPoint and Word 2003.
If you do utilise the resource, please could you consider donating to the cyclone emergency disaster fund, Bangladesh when I visited was just recovering from the floods of the summer, the cyclone has compacted the problems that the country faced, particularly in rural areas. To put our wealth into context, £150 would build a three bedroom house in Tanguil…
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