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Seismic waves (BBC Bitesize)
Read all about earthquatke waves and the structure of the earth. Then try the activity and do the test!
Plate tectonics activity (BBC Bitesize)
Watch the animation on conductionthe structure of the earth, plate tectonics and the formation of volcanoes and earthquakes then do the quiz!
Seismic waves and the structure of the Earth
Read through the information about P and S waves and then look at the animation to find out how we work out the structure of the Earth. Pick up a building and drop it to make seismic waves! Don't forget to try the questions as you go.
How earthquakes happen (BBC)
Step through the animation to find out how earthquakes happen.
Earth's structure and platetectonics cartoon (BBC Bitesize)
Watch this cartoon about the structure of the Earth and the theory of platetectonics. Then have a go at the quiz at the end of the cartoon.
Earth and atmosphere (s-cool)
Follow the links to concise revision notes on the Earth and atmosphere, then have a go at the multiple choice questions and exam style questions.
Earth science quizzes (Doc Brown)
Have a go at the quizzes and activities on Earth science.
Types of rock (BBC Bitesize)
Read these pages to find out about the three different types of rock and then have a go at the quiz at the end.
Types of rock (s-cool)
Read this summary of the three types of rock.
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