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What are Plate Tectonics?

 
Geography Starter

Starter

 
The images below is a map of the world distribution of earthquakes - if you roll the mouse over the image you will see a map of the world distribution of volcanoes.

Because of the link between between the two patterns there must be a link in the causes of these extreme natural events.

 
 
Geography Activities

Activities

 

Task One - What are Plate Tectonics? Presentation

 
 

Task Two - Keywords I

 
Produce a definition for each of these keywords:
 
Keyword
Plate Tectonics
Keyword
Earthquake
Keyword
Volcano
Keyword
Plate
Keyword
Crust
Keyword
Mantle
Keyword
Core
 

Task Three - What is the evidence for Plate Tectonics? Presentation

 
 

Task Four - Keywords II

 
Produce a definition for each of these keywords:
 
Keyword
Pangaea
Keyword
Geological
Keyword
Biological
Keyword
Mesosaurus
Keyword
Limestone
Keyword
Convection Current
 

Task Five - Geographical Visualization of the Plate Margins

Geographical Visualisation

GIS > Geographical Visualisation

 
Magnitude 2.5+ Earthquakes during past 7 days
Google Earth Placemark
  Magnitude 2.5+ Earthquakes during past 7 days
Have a look at the location of the plate margins - how are they linked to the earthquakes that have happened in the past 7 days.

Task Six - Take the Twitter Challenge

Using your knowledge and understanding to take the "Twitter Challenge":

 

What is Twitter? Watch this YouTube Clip for an explanation.
In 140 characters or less define one of the keywords you have learnt this lesson.
 
Geography Review
Homework

Review and Homework Task

 
 

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