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Geography Starter

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Disaster Drills

 

Disaster Drills Task

You will be working as a group of three with each of you producing a poster. You need to design and produce a series of three posters, with a similar style, to educate your school's population about what to do in case of an earthquake.
 

Disaster Kits

 

Disaster Kits Task

Copy and complete the following table. For each piece of advice draw a simple line art diagram and then give a detailed reason explaining the advice given.
 
Advice
Diagram
Detailed Reason
Kit Item: First aid kit and manual.
First Aid Kit
So that minor injuries can be dealt with without having to bother the already busy emergency services. To help stop cuts and grazes get infected.
Kit Item: Three-day supply of non-perishable food.    
Kit Item: Three-day supply of water - one gallon of water per person, per day.    
Kit Item: Portable, battery-powered radio or television and extra batteries.    
Kit Item: Flashlight and extra batteries.    
Kit Item: Sanitation and hygiene items (moist towelettes and toilet paper).    
Kit Item: Matches and waterproof container.    
Kit Item: Whistle.    
Kit Item: One complete change of clothing and shoes per person    
Kit Item: Kitchen accessories and cooking utensils, including a can opener.    
Kit Item: Photocopies of credit and identification cards.    
Kit Item: Cash and coins.    
Kit Item: Special needs items, such as prescription medications, eye glasses, contact lens solutions, and hearing aid batteries.    
Kit Item: Items for infants, such as formula, diapers, bottles, and pacifiers.    
Keep canned foods in a dry place where the temperature is cool.    
Store boxed food in tightly closed plastic or metal containers to protect from pests and to extend its shelf life.    
Throw out any canned good that becomes swollen, dented, or corroded.    
Use foods before they go bad, and replace them with fresh supplies.    
Place new items at the back of the storage area and older ones in the front.    
Change stored food and water supplies every six months. Be sure to write the date you store it on all containers.    
Re-think your needs every year and update your kit as your family needs change.    

Keep items in airtight plastic bags and put your entire disaster supplies kit in one or two easy-to-carry containers, such as an unused trash can, camping backpack, or duffel bag.

   
 
Geography Review

Review

 
Provide a commentary for this video about earthquake drills being carried out in California, USA.
 
 

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