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Earthquakes and waves
Blockbuster quiz on Plate Tectonics
Click on the letters and answer the questions - try to make it across the board!
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!
How earthquakes happen (BBC)
Step through the animation to find out how earthquakes happen.
The Earth Learning Idea
Click on the category to select from the activities for teaching Earth in Space, seismology, and the structure of the Earth.
Seismic Monitor - Earthquake Map
Look at where the latest earthquakes have happened all over the world. Link what you see to what you know about the structure of the Earth.
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P and S waves
transverse and longitudinal