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  • 1. Fold Mountains
    • What are fold mountains?
    • How are fold mountains formed?
    • How do people live in fold mountains?
  • 2. Collision zones
  • 3. How do they form?
    • At a collision margin (another word for a plate boundary) 2 continental plates are pushing towards each other.
    • Because they are the same density (weight) neither of them can sink so the SQUEEZE upwards making fold mountains
  • 4. Formation
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  • 7. Key terms
    • Deposition
    • Geosyncline
    • Sedimentary rock
    • Compressional plate boundary
    • Anticline
    • Syncline
  • 8. Tasks
    • Log on to KN and complete the task sheets.
    • Use the guide sheets to help you
  • 9. Plenary… make sure you can answer the following questions
    • What 2 plate boundaries form fold mountains?
    • What type of rocks make up fold mountains?
    • What is a geosyncline ?
    • Can you name 3 examples of fold mountains and say what continents they are in.