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Living in Hazardous Locations

 
Geography Starter

Starter

 
Would you like to live in any of this locations? If you did - what job do you think you would do?
 
Mt St Helens
Mt. St. Helens, Washington State, USA
 
Atjeh, Indonesia
Atjeh, Indonesia
 
L'Aquila, Italy
 
Now ... roll the mouse over the images to see what can happen there! Would you still like to live there?
 
Geography Activities

Activities

 

Task One: Presentation

 

Task One: Definition of key terms

Keyword
Fatalistic Approach
Keyword
Acceptance Approach
Keyword
Adaption Approach
 
Define each of the terms above.
 

Task Three: Why would you want to?

 
Describe why somebody might live in the following locations, even though they are at risk from natural hazards.
 
 
Tokyo at Night
Flickr
In Tokyo, Japan [earthquakes]
 
Rice Farming in Bangladesh
Flickr
On the banks of the River Ganges, Bangladesh [flooding]
 
San Francisco
Flickr
In San Francisco, USA [earthquakes]
 
Farm near Mt Adams
Flickr
On a farm below Mount Adam, USA [volcanic eruption]
 
Geography Review

Review

 
Research each of the four locations shown in the photographs above. Write a paragraph for each locations describing the natural hazards that people living there face.
 

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