How does an earthquake occur?

In this lesson, we are going to be learning about why tectonic plates move, what an earthquake is and why they occur.

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Q1.An active volcano has had at least one eruption in the last 10,000 years.

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Q2.Volcanoes are formed… (choose two options)

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Q3.Match the volcano type to the type of formation.

Shield volcano

Stratovolcano

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Q1.An active volcano has had at least one eruption in the last 10,000 years.

1/3

Q2.Volcanoes are formed… (choose two options)

Select two (2) boxes

2/3

Q3.Match the volcano type to the type of formation.

Shield volcano

Stratovolcano

3/3

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How does an earthquake occur?

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Q1.Convection currents happen when...

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Q2.Tectonic plates move, because...

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Q3.The epicentre of an earthquake is...

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How does an earthquake occur?

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Q1.Convection currents happen when...

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Q2.Tectonic plates move, because...

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Q3.The epicentre of an earthquake is...

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Lesson summary: How does an earthquake occur?

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