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Lesson plans

A collection of teacher lesson plans relating to natural hazards and emergencies.

A collection of teacher lesson plans relating to natural hazards and emergencies.

SES volunteers are running a free education program for West Australian primary schools. The interactive presentations cover the topics of floods, storms or how to prepare for emergencies. With strong AusVELS connections, the presentations are tailored to different age groups and run for approximately 30-45min.

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StormSafe lesson plans

The following lesson plans were developed

Dangers of floodwater lesson plans

The following lesson plans were produced to assist in consolidating students’ learning and understanding.

We suggest that any observations, student work or comments recorded during this lesson be displayed in your classroom, under the heading ‘Keeping safe during floods’, for others to see and learn from.

QuakeSafe lesson plans

These lesson plans utilise computer technology to introduce the topic of earthquakes to upper primary and junior secondary students.

Li’L Larrikin Lesson Plans

The award-winning Natural Hazards Safety Program was developed by SES Agencies in partnership with the Australian Children’s Television Foundation (ACTF) and was distributed to every primary school in Australia during March 2011. The 30-second videos are designed to increase children’s awareness of the potential dangers inherent in floods, storms, cyclones, tsunamis and other natural hazards.

There are a total of 30 lesson plans, with three lessons covering each of the 10 Li’L Larrikin Safety Videos.

1. Playing in floodwater

2. Emergency plan

3. Emergency kit

4. Acting Early

5. Cleaning up

6. Driving in floodwater

7. Tsunami warning

8. Staying inside

9. Flash floods

10. During a storm

Each of the Li’L Larrikin teaching and learning activities is aligned with the Five E’s teaching framework approach devised and used in the Primary Connections program.