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KS3 - Tectonic Hazards

KS3 - Tectonic Hazards

Four lessons on Tectonic Hazards. Ideal introductory lessons for pupils with no previous knowledge on the subject. Case study: Pakistan Earthquake 2005 All fully resourced with clear learning objectives, key words, starters and plenary's.
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Plate Boundaries

Plate Boundaries

Fully resourced information sheets for each boundary and worksheet. Includes plenary quiz. Aim of this lesson is: To understand the tectonic activity associated with four different plate boundaries.
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AQA GCSE (New Spec) Tectonic hazards

AQA GCSE (New Spec) Tectonic hazards

10 lessons that cover the topic of Tectonic hazards in detail. Includes case study work on Nepal, Chile,Iceland, California, Montserrat and the Indian Ocean tsunami. All lessons have starters, information and questions or activities. Includes hyperlinks to video clips where appropriate, and includes some specimen examination questions with mark schemes.
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Hazardous Earth GCSE

Hazardous Earth GCSE

A complete scheme of work with powerpoints, activities, homework tasks, GCSE questions and mid-term assessment on Hazardous Earth. Created for Edexcel B GCSE 9-1 but can be used for other syllabuses.
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Case studies plate tectonics

Case studies plate tectonics

A PPT focusing on contrasting case studies of earthquakes: Tohuku (Japan) and Port-au-Prince (Haiti). Activities included focusing on the primary and secondary impacts of both (economic, social and environmental) as well as GCSE questions related to Edexcel B 9-1 syllabus.
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Plate tectonics

Plate tectonics

A PPT and resources focusing on identifying and describing the distribution and characteristics of the three plate boundary types (conservative, convergent, divergent) and hotspots. Activities included and GCSE questions related to Edexcel B GCSE 9-1.
Capell6
Plate boundaries

Plate boundaries

This is a KS3 lesson on plate boundaries however, it can be easily adapted for a GCSE lesson. Key facts about the lesson are: 1. The content covered by the lesson are; Convection currents recap, what happens at the four (4) types of plate boundaries, identifying the different plate boundaries on a map, and how are hazards formed at different plate boundaries. 2. Learning resources used in the lesson are; quiz, diagrams, a map task, word bank and a handout and video clips. 3. Differentiation used in the lesson are: word bank, model answers, challenge tasks, diagrams (for those who find drawing these difficult) 4. The lesson is planned in detail and all the resources for teaching the lesson are included in the ppt; starter, learning activities with resources, clear outline of learning tasks and a plenary. Just download and teach!
suddy23
Tsunamis

Tsunamis

In this resource there is a description of a tsunami, The location of tsunamis, Wave characteristics. distance tsunamis travel on different terrains, Tsunami forces, Predicting tsunamis, Mitigation and a case study on the Sumatra Earthquake which caused a tsunami in 2004.
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Plate tectonics theory

Plate tectonics theory

This is a KS3 lesson on the plate tectonics theory. However, the lesson can be used with a GCSE group as well. Key facts about the lesson are: 1. The content covered by the lesson are; what is the plate tectonic theory?, what are plates? Convection currents and evidence of plate tectonics. 2. Learning resources used in the lesson are; quiz, images, video clips, a writing task, a writing frame and Pangaea cut out task. 3. The lesson is planned in detail and all the resources for teaching the lesson are included in the ppt; starter, learning activities with resources, clear outline of learning tasks and a plenary. Just download and teach!
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