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Volcanoes and Earthquakes Aims: 1.To discover why there are no big earthquakes and volcanoes in Toulouse 2.To find out what The Ring of Fire is.

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1 Volcanoes and Earthquakes Aims: 1.To discover why there are no big earthquakes and volcanoes in Toulouse 2.To find out what The Ring of Fire is

2 Questions ….. 1.Why doesnt Toulouse have any major earthquakes or volcanoes?

3 Why did 80,000 people die in Pakistan in October 2005?

4 Images of Earthquakes & Volcanoes Lava flow from Volcanic Eruption. Preserved bodies in Pompeii, Twisted Rail track after an earthquake. Kobe, Japan 1995 after massive quake.

5 TSUNAMITSUNAMITSUNAMITSUNAMI

6 How is the earth put together? Tectonic Plates

7 The earths tectonic plates

8 Over to you …. Mark the location of Toulouse onto both maps. Plot on the main tectonic plates onto your Europe Centred map of the world. Make sure you put the direction arrows and label the plates. Can you handle a different view of the world? Plot the main tectonic plates onto your Pacific Centred map of the world. Turn to page of Interactions and plot 5 earthquakes and 5 volcanic eruption locations onto your second map. Complete activities 1-6 on file paper.


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