Somerset Floods: location and causes

In this lesson we will be learning about the location and causes of an extreme weather event in the UK: the Somerset Floods 2013-2014.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Q1.Weather is...

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Q2.Extreme weather is...

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Q3.The Beast from the East produced...

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Q4.During the 2018 heatwave, wildfires occurred in...

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Q5.The hottest recorded temperature in the UK is....

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Q6.Flooding events in the UK are becoming...

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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!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Question 6

Q1.Weather is...

1/6

Q2.Extreme weather is...

2/6

Q3.The Beast from the East produced...

3/6

Q4.During the 2018 heatwave, wildfires occurred in...

4/6

Q5.The hottest recorded temperature in the UK is....

5/6

Q6.Flooding events in the UK are becoming...

6/6

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Somerset Floods (2013-14): Location and Causes

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

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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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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): Location and Causes

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

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Question 6

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

Lesson summary: Somerset Floods: location and causes

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