Tremors. Overwhelming and mighty, Mother Nature’s awesome energies hiss and roar deep within the Earth. Plates collide, spewing lava. Rocks rain down and mud slides in torrents. Towns and cities vanish under ashen clouds. Discover the dangerous and ferocious world of natural disasters and glimpse their savage and deadly effects. Visit the ancient city of historic Pompeii, frozen in time, then create blistering explosions from model volcanoes that fire foamy lava. Discover the properties of rocks shaped by the Earth’s breathtaking power. Watch out. Volcanologists detect formidable rumblings from an extinct volcano in Scotland’s capital. Red alert! What would you do?
Home learning task.....week beginning 22nd March
This week, Year 3 are learning to be great journalists. In Iceland this weekend, a volcano erupted. Year 3 have been challenged to write a newspaper article about the eruption. Please spend some time researching about the volcanoes in Iceland and especially the one which has erupted. Gather as much information as you can as we will be using this knowledge in our newspaper reports!