Why do people live near volcanoes?

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Lessons

Lesson 1: How is the Earth constructed?

To name and describe the layers of the Earth.

Lesson 2: Where are mountains found?

To explain how and where mountains are formed.

Lesson 3: Why and where do we get volcanoes?

To explain why volcanoes happen and where they occur.

Lesson 4: What are the effects of a volcanic eruption?

To recognise the negative and positive effects of living near a volcano.

Lesson 5: What are earthquakes and where do we get them?

To explain what earthquakes are and where they occur.

Lesson 6: Where have the rocks around school come from?

To observe and record the location of rocks around the school grounds and discuss findings.

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Assessment – Geography Y3: Why do people live near volcanoes?

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