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How natural are disasters?

In this 2-page resource, students complete a cloze activity using a text that outlines some of the human activities that can exacerbate the causes and impacts of natural disasters. Students then analyse...

Get Connected: Disasters Immersion Activity Lesson Plan

This resource outlines a lesson plan for an immersion activity exploring the topic of disasters, using the education resource Get Connected: Disasters. The lesson will required some preparation beforehand,...

Supplying Food in an Emergency – Scenario Activity

Students develop their critical thinking skills and knowledge of humanitarian emergency responses to disasters, by exploring the scenario of establishing a refugee/internally displaced persons camp...

How do natural disasters occur?

These animated film clips explain how different types of natural disasters occur, and provide examples of some of the impacts that can be caused by these disasters. Types of disasters examined include:...

Disasters and the media

In this 2-page resource, students consider when and how the media report on disasters around the world. Using an example article they identify the language features used to capture and hold the reader’s...

Christian Studies - How natural are disasters?

Students read the handout 'How natural are disasters?' In this 2-page resource, students complete a cloze activity using a text that outlines some of the human activities that can exacerbate the causes...

Get Connected: Climate Change

This issue looks at how humans interact with the physical environment, with a focus on greenhouse emissions and deforestation. How does climate change impact those living in developing countries and...

Get Connected: Migration - People on the move

This issue explores voluntary and forced migration, including push/pull factors. Using personal stories, factual information and activities, students examine different types of migration with a particular...

Get Connected: Disasters

The world is facing disasters on a record scale – since 2000, disasters have killed an average of 98,000 people each year and destroyed the livelihoods of millions more. This issue explores the...

Indian Ocean tsunami

This 1-page resource has two photos of Banda Aceh, Indonesia – one taken two weeks after the Indian Ocean tsunami, and another taken two years later. Students are asked to imagine they lived in...