Relating Earthquakes and Volcanic Activity to Plate Boundaries
Essential background information regarding the major tectonic plate boundaries and their features.
A series of teacher demonstrations and activities to assist students with their understanding of important concepts, like viscosity.
Students identify the major tectonic plates and discuss what might be occurring at some of the boundaries.
A higher level activity to extend student knowledge of plate boundaries, through research.
Section review utilising a word sleuth and short answer questions.
This short activity allows students to examine the forces involved in earthquakes.
This series of teacher demonstrations and student activities examines the transfer of wave energy.
This series of teacher demonstrations and students activities enables students to visualise and measure the movement of primary and secondary waves.
This activity demonstrates the potential devastation of liquefaction.
Students use their investigative powers, a little maths and an important mapping skill to locate the epicentre of an earthquake.
A review of earthquakes using a word sleuth and short answer questions.