Task 1 [working towards P7]
Using http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/science/aqa/oils/ answer the following questions:
1. Label the cross-section of the Earth using the following terms: Mantle, Inner Core, Outer Core, Crust
1. Fill in the missing words:
The Earth’s crust is not a complete ________. Instead it is broken up in large pieces known as __________ ________. These can ______ around the surface of the Earth at a very slow rate. When tectonic plates meet, they can cause __________ and __________.
2. What causes tectonic plates to move across the surface of the Earth?
3. List two things that can happen when moving tectonic plates ‘push' against each other?