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Plate tectonics (Galapagos study)

Plate tectonics (Galapagos study)

Plate tectonics is the concept that explains the movement of continents across hundreds of millions of years and a method for predicting areas at risk of volcanoes and earthquakes. Investigate more here. Suitable for KS3. Linked to current National Curriculum. You can find more plans and activities on the Discovering Galapagos website.
Discovering_Galapagos
9. Reducing The Risks Of Tectonic Hazards

9. Reducing The Risks Of Tectonic Hazards

AQA GCSE Geography (2016) Unit 1- Living With The Physical Environment Section A- The Challenge Of Natural Hazards (Tectonic Hazards) 9. Reducing The Risks Of Tectonic Hazards
jrlinton
TECTONIC HAZARDS - 11. Living at risk

TECTONIC HAZARDS - 11. Living at risk

This lesson has been designed to address 'Tectonic Hazards', as per the AQA GCSE Geography specification. This lesson explores why people continue to live in areas at risk from tectonic activity. The PowerPoint is clearly structured with; - Starter tasks to assess prior knowledge and link to the lessons learning. - Clear learning objectives and success criteria linked to AQA specification. - Key new information with activities with supporting hand-outs at the end of the PPT - the main task being an around the room activity with information to stick up around the room. - Plenary - consolidation and review of learning task.
clmcdonnell
Plate tectonics + Volcanoes

Plate tectonics + Volcanoes

I used this lesson for an interview lesson and the basis was to review and recap plate tectonics and then do a whistle stop tour of a volcanic eruption case study (Mt Merapi). Within the lesson convection currents (as a starter task) and then onward the structure of the earth and briefly plate tectonics are briefly reviewed and explored using hyperlinked video and maps/images. The volcanic eruption case study is introduced, as with a reminder on primary and secondary effects with a consolidation learning task to categorised some key primary and secondary effects. On the supporting differentiated workshet there is a challenge task. Plenary task - to summarise learning from the lesson. FYI - the lesson was a huge success and I got the job!
clmcdonnell