The Restless Earth
GCSE Geography
Revision Pack
Key words
Definition including details
Plates
Plate Margin
Constructive Boundary
Conservative Boundary
Destructive Boundary
Collision Boundary (zone)
Ocean Crust
Continental Crust
Subduction
Ocean Trench
Composite Volcano
Shield Volcano
Pyroclastic Flow
Supervolcano
Caldera
Mercalli Scale
Richter Scale
Focus
Epicentre
Tsunami
The Structure of the Earth
Add detailed labels to the diagram to show the different layers.
Add information to the boxes describing the characteristics of the 2 different types of crust
Oceanic Crust
Continental Crust
Draw annotated diagrams of the 4 different types of plate
boundary. Make sure you know what happens on the surface
(earthquakes, Fold Mountains etc)
Constructive
Conservative
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happen?____________________________
Collision
Destructive
Draw 3 diagrams to show the
formation of Fold Mountains
Make a list of 4 places in the world where
you find Fold Mountains
1234Circle the correct answer
TYPES OF CRUST INVOLVED:
Oceanic/Continental
BOUNDARIES THEY HAPPEN ON:
Collison/Conservative/Destructive/
Conservative
HAPPEN AT A...
Subduction zone/Collison Zone
An Ocean trench is.......
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So What?
Complete this diagram by completing the sentence along each branch
Tourism
So What?
Farming
Case Study: Fold
Mountain, Alps
Mining
So What?
Hydroelectric Power
So What?
Montserrat Volcanic Eruption, 1997
Complete the double bubble map to show the social and economic impacts of the Montserrat Volcanic
Eruption in 1997. Add more bubbles if you need.
Social
impacts
Economic
impacts
Immediate Responses
Immedi]
Long Term Responses
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What has been done to monitor and predict future eruptions?
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Draw labelled diagrams showing the 2 different types of Volcanoes
Composite Volcano
Shield Volcano
SuperVolcano!
Complete the table by listing
5 impacts of a SuperEruption
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4 differences between
Super Volcanoes and
normal volcanoes
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3 Places in the World
that have Super
Volcanoes
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2 facts about
Yellowstone Super
Volcano
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1 reason not to worry!
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Earthquakes
Draw 4 diagrams which show
WHY an Earthquake happens
Describe and explain
the distribution of
Earthquakes
What plate Boundaries do Earthquakes occur at?
Add the social and economic effects of each of these earthquakes
Use one colour for Immediate and another or secondary
HAITI, 2010
Social
Effects
Economic
Effects
KOBE,1995
Social
Effects
Economic
Effects
Complete the why tree using as much detail as possible to answer the question Why are the effects of Earthquakes worse in LEDCs then MEDCs?
Why are the effects of Earthquakes
worse in LEDCs then MEDCs?
WHY?
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WHY?
The Boxing Day Tsunami 2004
Complete cause and effect map to summarise a non-birth control approach to population control
Summarise the key data
Add factual details about why
Tsunami happened
Add factual details about the effects
of the tsunami
Make links to
consequences
Describe the Immediate Reponses to the Boxing Day Tsunami
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Describe the long term responses to the Tsunami
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How did the world respond?
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Why did some many people die in Sumatra?
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What has been done to ensure that a disaster on this scale never happens again?
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The Boxing Day Tsunami 2004
Complete the double bubble map to show the social and economic effects of the Tsunami. You will need
to do extra research to find information on this.
Social
impacts
Economic
impacts
Identify the 5 most important effects of the Tsunami
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Describe the response of the Tsunami
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The Response to the 2 Earthquakes (Kobe and Haiti)
In the space below produce a mind map to show the responses to the 2 Earthquakes
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