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Key Question: What are ‘plates’ and how do they move?. Starter: Cut out and complete your plate tectonics jigsaw. Learning Objectives: To know the crust is divided into ‘plates’ To be able to explain how they move. Look carefully at your completed jigsaw. It shows the major plate boundaries. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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Key Question:

What are plates and how do they move?

Starter: Cut out and complete your plate tectonics jigsawLearning Objectives:

To know the crust is divided into platesTo be able to explain how they move

Look carefully at your completed jigsaw. It shows the major plate boundaries.

Using a RED pencil make the plate boundaries clearlyTop 10 deadliest volcanoes:

Tambora, IndonesiaKrakatau, IndonesiaPelee, MartiniqueRuiz, ColumbiaUnzen, JapanLaki, IcelandGalunggung, IndonesiaVesuvius, ItalyEtna, ItalyTop 10 biggest earthquakes:

ChilePrince William Sound, AlaskaAleutian IslandsKamchatkaSumatra, IndonesiaEcuadorAleutian IslandsSumatra, IndonesiaIndia/China borderKamchatka

Continental driftEvidence to support Continental Drift:

Jigsaw fit of land masses

Flightless Birds

Fossils matchRocks also match the rocks in Scotland match those found in Newfoundland.

Why do the plates move?Convention CurrentsMantleCrust

Plenary

In pairs, using your jigsaw and knowledge learnt today, explain to your partner how plates move.2Wish

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