Complete lesson for Geography GCSE 9-1: Tectonic Hazards (AQA 126.96.36.199 Section A) - The Structure of the Earth. Includes presentation, worksheets and lesson plan.
This lesson is designed to help KS4 (year 10 - 11) students understand the struture of the Earth and tectonic plates theory. The lesson is suitable for all abilities, and should take around 1 hour to complete.
Through a series of activities students explore the different layers of the Earth, convection currents in the mantle and tectonic plates.
By the end of this lesson students will be able to:
● Name and describe the different layers of the Earth’s structure
● Name the major plates
● Explain how convection currents in the mantle cause tectonic activity
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