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Volcanoes and Earthquakes

Posted: Feb 4, 2019 by: A Richards (arichards) on: Mars, Mercury & Jupiter

The children have had a busy few weeks exploring the causes of earthquakes and volcanoes.  They have looked at the structure of our planet using play dough, considering the many differing layers of rock that help to form Earth and what happens when the pressure within the Earth becomes too great.

Leading on from this we have looked at plate tectonics and in particular the many volatile hotspots surrounding the Pacific Ocean, known as the Ring of Fire.

Over the next few weeks we will end up looking at the devastating effects of earthquakes and volcanoes and how modern technology can help lessen these. 


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