GeographyYears 5 - 6Factors that Shape PlacesNatural DisastersNatural Disasters

Flood Management Plan

Worksheets

Worksheets

Teaching Notes

Key Concepts, Skills and Understandings

In this lesson students examine how people can prevent and minimise the effects of floods. They use their geographical knowledge of topography, climate, settlement type, demographics and the organisation and management of places to develop a Flood Risk Management Plan. Students may use a variety of platforms for this activity at a group, partner or individual level. The activity can be completed by planning a town or city and drawing a map, building a model or using a builder video game.
The geographical tools integrated in this unit include visual representation, maps and spatial technologies.
The geographical concepts include place, space and interconnection.

Focus Question

Can we make places disaster proof?

Australian National Curriculum

ACHASS1094, ACHASSK113, ACHASSK114

NSW Syllabus

GE3-1, GE3-2

Victorian Curriculum

VCGGC095

Subject

Geography

Years

5 - 6

Topic

Factors that Shape Places

Unit

Natural Disasters

Lesson Name

Flood Management Plan

Lesson Time

60 mins

Author

Inquisitive Team

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