WEEK/TERM: THIRD TERM /WEEK 5
CLASS: Grade 2
DATE: 26th June, 2020
SUBJECT: Pre-vocational Studies
TOPIC: Erosion: Meaning, Causes and Effects
Reference: Pre-vocational Studies for Primary 3 (Melborn)
When rains falls and there are no grasses in that particular area, the water will run with the sand thereby causing holes on the ground; sometimes, this may even lead to landslide or gully erosion.
Notes for the Pupils
Meaning of Erosion
Erosion is the gradual washing away of the top layer of the soil by wind or rain.
Causes of Erosion
The following are some of the causes of erosion.
- Bush burning
- Deforestation (cutting down trees)
- Road construction
- Farming practices
Effects of Erosion
- Removal of the top soil.
- Potholes on the road
- Collapse of buildings
- Define Erosion.
- State the causes of erosion.
- Write down the effects of erosion.