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Witton Middle School



  1. Objective: L.O: To understand why and how earthquakes occur

  2. Look at Folkstone news article- children generate some enquiry questions relating to this event
  3. Brief summary about earthquakes in the UK where there is an opportunity to research British Geological Survey 
  4. Re-cap plate boundary knowledge from previous lesson
  5. Look in more depth at ‘Transform Plate Boundaries’
  6. Learn about structure of an earthquake and then research how they are measured
  7. Learn about San Andrea fault (video clip to dip in and out of).
  8. Understand how people and countries prepare for earthquakes
  9. You are living in an earthquake zone. You need to be prepared in order to keep safe and survive any disaster. Make a leaflet or poster with some top tips