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Before starting on activities each day complete your

Repeat reading booklet.


Then read; What are Geo hazards?
Knowledge
1. What is a geohazard?
2. Once a geohazard occurs, name four things it may
be called.
3. Name the two tectonic plates New Zealand sits on.

Understanding
4. What causes earthquakes?
5. Name one possible cause of a tsunami.
6. What forms a volcanoe?
7. What does a lahar look like?
8. Where does most of New Zealands Hydrothermal
activity occur?

Using
9. What is the most likely geohazard to effect
Methven and why?

Organising
10. Make up safety procedures (order or things to do)
in the event Mt Sommers erupted as a volcanoe.




Before starting on activities each day complete your
Repeat reading booklet.
Then read; What causes Geohazards?
Knowledge
1. What did Alfred Wegener think happened to the
continents?
2. How long ago was the earth one giant super
continent?
3. What is continental drift now called?
4. What three things can occur at the edge of
tectonic plates?

Understanding
5. Which plate movement formed the Southern Alps.
6. Which countries was New Zealand joined to when it
was part of Pangaea?

Using
7. Make a model of plate tectonics forming the
Southern Alps using paper and cardboard
Organising
8. Make a video of your model explaining what is
happening,




Before starting on activities each day complete your
Repeat reading booklet.
Then read; Earthquakes in New Zealand
Knowledge
1. How many earthquakes are felt each year in New
Zealand?
2. What is created when a crack or fracture reaches
the surface?
3. What magnitude was the Edgcumbe earthquake?

Understanding
4. What type of earthquake would a large area and
large movement cause?
5. What is the epicenter of an earthquake?
6. Who is the Maori God of earthquakes and
volcanoes?
Using
7. Write a list of school procedures for if there is an
earthquake?
Organising
8. Draw a diagram showing what could happen if a
large earthquake moved the southern Alps 6
metres.




Before starting on activities each day complete your
Repeat reading booklet.
Then read; Volcanoes in New Zealand
Knowledge
1. What happens to part of the tectonic plate in a
subduction zone?
2. What is the opening at the earths surface called?
3. Name the three common volcano types in New
Zealand
4. Which type of volcano is Mt Tarawera?
5. How many volcanoes are in the Auckland volcanic
field.
Understanding
6. What could cause an eruption to be explosive?

Using
7. If Mt Sommers was a volcano, what type would it
be?
Organising
8. Draw or make a model, pretending Mt Hutt is an
exploding volcano.