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Science / Year 6 / Science Understanding / Earth and space sciences

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Sudden geological changes and extreme weather events can affect Earth’s surface (ACSSU096)

Elaborations
  • investigating major geological events such as earthquakes, volcanic eruptions and tsunamis in Australia, the Asia region and throughout the world
  • recognising that earthquakes can cause tsunamis
  • describing how people measure significant geological events
  • exploring ways that scientific understanding can assist in natural disaster management to minimise both long- and short-term effects
  • considering the effect of drought on living and non-living aspects of the environment
ScOT terms

Weather,  Earth movements

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