Teaching resource: Building an earthquake ready futureTeaching resource: Building an earthquake ready future

Using the Stanford design process, teach students to create resilient communities that can deal with the effects of earthquakes when they happen – both social and structural.

Education type

Education resource

Suitable for

Ages 7–13 (Curriculum Levels 1–4)

Download the Building an earthquake ready future teaching resource (1.19 MB)

This resource gives your students tools to:

  • explore previous earthquakes around the world and the destruction they have caused both socially and structurally

  • empathise with survivors of these earthquakes, and try to understand what they might need to secure their future

  • ideate solutions to some of these problems

  • create, prototype, and test these solutions

  • present their solutions to the group and talk about the process they went through.

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