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?




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