Somerset Floods: impacts and management

In this lesson, we will be learning about the impacts (effects) and management (responses) of the Somerset Floods 2013-2014.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Q1.Somerset is located in...

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Q2.Between December 2013 and February 2014, the amount of rainfall in Somerset was...

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Q3.In Somerset, January 2014 was the wettest January since...

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Q4.After repeated rainfall, soil can become...

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Q5.River discharge was unable to freely flow into the Bristol Channel during the flood event because...

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Q6.The rivers had not been dredged for...

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Somerset is located in...

1/6

Q2.Between December 2013 and February 2014, the amount of rainfall in Somerset was...

2/6

Q3.In Somerset, January 2014 was the wettest January since...

3/6

Q4.After repeated rainfall, soil can become...

4/6

Q5.River discharge was unable to freely flow into the Bristol Channel during the flood event because...

5/6

Q6.The rivers had not been dredged for...

6/6

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Somerset floods (2013-14): impacts and management

Complete the sentences below to show that you understand the key learning from the lesson. Good luck!

Q1.The number of houses damaged during this flood event was...

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Q2.The number of hectares of farmland flooded during this event was...

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Q3.The estimated cost of this flood event was...

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Q4.The organisation who issued a warning to prepare for the flood event was...

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Q5.The plan to manage flood risk in the Somerset Levels is called the...

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Q6.Dredging increases...

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Somerset floods (2013-14): impacts and management

Complete the sentences below to show that you understand the key learning from the lesson. Good luck!

Q1.The number of houses damaged during this flood event was...

1/6

Q2.The number of hectares of farmland flooded during this event was...

2/6

Q3.The estimated cost of this flood event was...

3/6

Q4.The organisation who issued a warning to prepare for the flood event was...

4/6

Q5.The plan to manage flood risk in the Somerset Levels is called the...

5/6

Q6.Dredging increases...

6/6

Lesson summary: Somerset Floods: impacts and management

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