82 earth sciences jigsaw

Earth Sciences Jigsaw

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  • Int – High Int
  • 2 hours
  • 8

Students learn independently (or in groups) about an earth science/natural disaster. They then share their knowledge and new vocabulary with three other students. The new group discusses the four topics, comparing and contrasting them based on what they know and what they’ve learned.

Lesson Tasks
  • vocabulary review tasks
  • reading
  • comprehension questions
  • group discussion
  • information gap
  • research
Vocabulary
  • exceed
  • air pressure
  • downgraded
  • eye
  • storm surge
  • magma
  • vent
  • dormant
  • eruption
  • seismic
  • tectonic plate
  • epicentre
  • aftershock
  • faults
  • seismologist
  • funnel
  • peak
  • updraft
  • downdraft
  • vortex