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Monday, 16 April 2018

Science : Plate Tectonics

2 Plate Tectonics                              Feb 2018
  


Powerpoint presentations:   2
Follow the link below, play the video(s) and try out the explore activity!


Task 1

These videos talk about plate tectonics  Video 2  Video 3  Video 4    6


Task 2:  What do the following terms mean?


a) tectonic plate-


b) convergent- Continent Continent-Collision,
Continent-Oceanic crust Collision, Ocean-Ocean Collision


c) divergent - Ridges are formed


d)        Transform - Plates slide past each other


d) subduction -  when the oceanic crust goes under another plate

e.  Large pieces of the Earth’s crust are called tectonic plates. Name:


1) the two tectonic plates New Zealand sits across. Include an image here.
Australian plate and pacific plate


2) two other major tectonic plates -
Eurasian Plate & North American Plate


3) a plate that has no continents on it - Not sure.


Task 3: Tectonic plates can move apart, come together or slide past each other.
Describe, using a named example and image, what happens when plates:


a) move apart -  ( Ridges are formed )


b) come together - ( Mountains are formed , Subduction , Trenches are formed )


c) slide past each other - Transform


Task 4:  Plate Tectonics Boundaries


  • Explore - Plates of the Earth


Plate Tectonics Jigsaw puzzle
Click on the image on this page near the top right and complete the activity.


Screenshot your completed map below.


Task 6:


Task 3. Crossword. Open it here and click on the link to view the crossword.
Copy the crossword and answer.

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