L1 plates ap

1,323 views

Published on

  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

L1 plates ap

  1. 1. Welcome to GCSE Geography
  2. 2. Geography GCSE AQA ‘A’ Specification A. Human Geography 1. Changing Urban Environments 2. The Development Gap 3. Tourism Assessment is in form of exam at the end of year 11. 1hr 30mins 37.5 % of final grade. B. Physical Geography 1. Plate Tectonics 2. Rivers 3. Coasts Assessment is in form of exam at the end of year 11. 1hr 30mins 37.5 % of final grade. C. Controlled Assessment (coursework) A Geographical investigation into an issue. Currently a days river study. 25% of final grade. What will I actually learn?
  3. 3. Can you spot the Connection?
  4. 4. Aim: Why is the earths crust so unstable? Video clip The Restless Earth
  5. 5. LO: Why is the earths crust so unstable? A. Structure of the earth 1. Label the 4 parts of the earth. 2.Then colour and stick it in to your exercise books neatly.
  6. 6. LO: Why is the earths crust so unstable? Add more detail to your diagram from the information above
  7. 7. B. Why do plates move?
  8. 8. LO: Why is the earths crust so unstable? B. Why do plates move? Watch the video here – Plates move due to the convection currents in the mantle. – Convection currents are the cycle of heating, rising, cooling and sinking.
  9. 9. C. Location of plates • Plates have moved apart due to convection currents. They were once all one land mass – Pangea. LO: Why is the earths crust so unstable?
  10. 10. LO: Why is the earths crust so unstable?
  11. 11. D. Different types of Crust LO: Why is the earths crust so unstable? CONTINENTAL OCEANIC - 25-100km thick - Light (and so floats) -Older (over 1500m yrs) - Not destroyed as easily as oceanic crust - 5-10KM thick - Dense (and so sinks) - Newer - Constantly being renewed and destroyed
  12. 12. D. Different types of Crust • Watch this clip from 5.20 Power of the Planet as a recap on plates so far.

×