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Divergent (Constructive) Plate Boundary

At divergent plate boundaries, plates move away from each other. 1. Oceanic-oceanic divergence In your notebook: Explain how oceanic-oceanic divergent boundaries are formed using the following keywords in the popplet. Begin your answer with the following phrase: When two oceanic … Continue reading

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Why tectonic plates move? Convection Currents

What is convection currents? 1. Convection currents are movements of heat within the mantle. Materials in the mantle are heated by the core. The heat will cause the mantle material to expand, rise and spread out beneath the plates. Video … Continue reading

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Internal Structure of the Earth

1. The earth is more complex than just the crust, mantle and core! 2. To the earth’s core! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NAHY6965o08 3. How do we know how the internal structure of the earth looks like? Scientists study the path of seismic waves! … Continue reading

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Homework (7 January)

Dear class Here are the list of things that you have to complete before Friday (10 January) 1. Jigsaw Puzzle Worksheet 2. Online Exercise: ‘What is a Natural Hazard?’ 3. Reply to the blog post – What would you like … Continue reading

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What is a Natural Hazard?

A natural hazard is a naturally occurring event that damages human lives and cause damages to property. It can be classified as tectonic related or climate related. Your task: 1. Explore this website which shows different natural hazards occurring within … Continue reading

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Introduction to Tectonic Hazards

Maps and infographics on Natural disasters. 1. Distribution of natural disasters.   2.¬†When Plates Collide

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