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Structure of the Earth 7C


Curipod generated lesson: "Structure of the Earth". #5-7

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1. Open question
180 seconds
"What is the general structure of the Earth?" Do you think that Earth has inner layers?
2. Slide
120 seconds
Layers of Earth
3. Slide
60 seconds
4. Slide
60 seconds
Earth has an inner core, outer core, mantle, and crust. Inner core is solid and made of iron and nickel. Outer core is liquid and made of iron and nickel. Mantle is made of molten rock called
Structure of the Earth
5. Poll
20 seconds
Do you think that Earth (mainly the crust and continents) have always been the same or not?
  • The Earth has always looked like this and have never changed
  • Earth has changed in the past but it is no longer changing
  • Earth has changed and will continue changing in the Future
6. Slide
120 seconds
In 1912, Alfred Wegner suggested that millions of years ago all the continents were joined together forming one large continent Over time, the land broke up and moved away. This was called
Continental Drift
7. Drawings
450 seconds
What do you think about Continental Drift? How can you prove that if it was real or not?
8. Open question
300 seconds
How is Continental Drift Possible?
9. Slide
120 seconds
10. Open question
120 seconds
what is the evidence for the continental drift?
11. Open question
120 seconds
Why do some people reject the idea?
12. Slide
120 seconds
The shapes of the continents fit together 2. The types of rock on the different continents match up where they fir together. 3. The fossils on different continents match up where they fit together.
Evidence for the continental drift
13. Slide
120 seconds
Movement of Earth crust cannot happen if the Crust is only one large piece This means that, in reality, Earth's crust is made of several Pieces (like a puzzle) which we call Tectonic Plates These Tectonic plates are floating on the Magma of the mantle and are moving slowly
Continental Drift and Tectonic Plates
14. Slide
120 seconds
Cut out the shapes from the map. Fit them together to make the plates of the Eath’s crust.
Jigsaw activity
15. Slide
120 seconds
16. Open question
300 seconds
Do you think Tectonic plates movement affect us today? How so?
17. Slide
300 seconds
Tectonic plates meet at the Plates Boundaries Due to the movement of Tectonic plates, many geological changes can happen, especially at the Plate boundaries where the plates meet Plates can move towards each other, away from each other and can even move against each other
Geological Changes and Plate Boundaries
18. Slide
300 seconds
Geological Changes and Plate Boundaries
19. Word cloud
60 seconds
What happens when plates move towards each other
20. Word cloud
60 seconds
What happens when plates move away from each other
21. Word cloud
60 seconds
What happens when plates move against each other
22. Slide
60 seconds
Volcanoes are formed at the plate boundaries, when lava erupts from the earth mantle Some Volcanoes are active and may erupt at any time Some volcanoes are inactive/dormant which means they have not erupted in a long time Some volcanoes are extinct which means they will not erupt again
23. Slide
60 seconds
Earthquakes happen at plate boundaries when plates move against each other The Size of the earthquakes (Magnitude) vary and depends on how much does the rocks of the plate move
24. Open question
180 seconds
How do you think studying Plate boundaries and movement can help us in the future
25. Slide
60 seconds
Plate Boundaries Map

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