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Plate tectonics activity (BBC Bitesize)
An activity that revises the structure of the earth, plate tectonics and the formation of volcanoes and earthquakes.
Seismic waves and the structure of the Earth
A site that explains what seismic waves are and how we use them to work out the structure of the Earth.
Wax volcano demonstration
Instructions on how to make a wax volcano - see http://www.rsc.org/Education/Teachers/Resources/jesei/ for more information.
How earthquakes happen (BBC)
A very clear animation in 13 steps that explains how earthquakes happen.
Investigating geological processes (BBC Bang Goes the Theory)
An online lesson plan, supported by video clips, which includes frost shattering and the formation of igneous rocks.
Making mountains (BBC RI Christmas Lectures)
An online lesson plan, supported by video clips, which covers the movement of tectonic plates.
Seismic waves (BBC Bitesize)
A site that revises earthquatke waves and the structure of the earth.
Earth's structure and platetectonics cartoon (BBC Bitesize)
An engaging and comprehensive cartoon which covers the structure of the Earth and platetectonics.
Earth and atmosphere (s-cool)
This webpage links to revision notes, multiple choice questions and exam-style questions, all focused on the Earth and atmosphere.
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