Structure of the Earth

In this lesson we will be looking at describing the structure of the Earth and explaining the cause of volcanoes and earthquakes

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Quiz:

Lesson 1 Structure of the Earth

This quiz will test knowledge from the Structure of the Earth lesson AND prior knowledge

Q1.Which is the thinnest layer of the Earth called?

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Q2.What is the difference between the inner and outer core of the Earth?

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Q3.What natural disaster(s) are caused by tectonic plate movement?

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Q4.What causes these natural disasters?

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Q5.What causes tectonic plate movement?

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Q6.What happens to particles when they are heated?

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Q7.How are particles arranged in a liquid?

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Lesson 1 Structure of the Earth

This quiz will test knowledge from the Structure of the Earth lesson AND prior knowledge

Q1.Which is the thinnest layer of the Earth called?

1/7

Q2.What is the difference between the inner and outer core of the Earth?

2/7

Q3.What natural disaster(s) are caused by tectonic plate movement?

3/7

Q4.What causes these natural disasters?

4/7

Q5.What causes tectonic plate movement?

5/7

Q6.What happens to particles when they are heated?

6/7

Q7.How are particles arranged in a liquid?

7/7

Lesson summary: Structure of the Earth

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