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The Earth's Structure Learning Path

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5 resources in this Learning Path

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The Earth's Structure Interactive Notes

http://www.boardworks.co.uk/media/b...%20Sample/InnerOuterMantleCrust.swf Added: 26 Sep 2017 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Guide/notes / Simulation

Flash required. Interactive student friendly website where students can press the buttons to find out about the structure of the Earth in greater detail.

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How it maps to the curriculum

JC
Geography

Strand: The Human Habitat

Strand unit: Shaping the Crust

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
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Structure of the Earth - Interactive Quiz

http://gtm-media.discoveryeducation...tructure%20of%20the%20Earth/sim.swf Added: 26 Sep 2017 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Assessment / Game

Flash required. A nice formative assessment online tool whereby students need to drag and drop the keywords to the correct position on the image of the structure of the Earth.

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How it maps to the curriculum

JC
Geography

Strand: The Human Habitat

Strand unit: Shaping the Crust

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
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Earth's Layers

http://www.harcourtschool.com/activ...e_up_close/606/deploy/interface.swf Added: 26 Sep 2017 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Guide/notes / Simulation

(Flash required) An online interactive tool for students to use when learning about the Earth's layers. Students can click on the layers to read / listen to more information and to identify the approx temperature/thickness and density of each layer.

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How it maps to the curriculum

JC
Geography

Strand: The Human Habitat

Strand unit: Shaping the Crust

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
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4

The Earth

https://www.learner.org/interactives/dynamicearth/swfs/earth.swf Added: 26 Sep 2017 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Guide/notes / Simulation

An interactive online website for students to use when exploring the structure of the Earth such as the core, mantle and crust.

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How it maps to the curriculum

JC
Geography

Strand: The Human Habitat

Strand unit: Shaping the Crust

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
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5

Tectonic Plates Through the Years - Animation

http://www.cbsnews.com/htdocs/natur...rs/earthquake/images/cont_shift.swf Added: 20 Sep 2016 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Simulation

Animation is an excellent way to demonstrate how Earth has changed over time. The graphic is student friendly and colour coded to examine countries/ continent movement. Explanations are also provided. Resource is a SWF file and may need sf player.

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How it maps to the curriculum

SC
Geography

Strand: C1: Physical Environment

Strand unit: Tectonic

Suggestions for use: Use the animation to encourage discussion and debates about the tectonic plate movements throughout time.

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
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