Using Biscuits to Understand Tectonic Plates!

Dec 3, 2019Geography, Latest News, Year 4

This week we learned about tectonic plates and discovered which natural disasters can be caused when they collide.  We found out that when the plates of the Earth’s crust and upper mantle move past one another, they lock together and pressure builds up. When they finally release an earthquake can occur.  To help us understand this, we snapped digestive biscuits in half and then rubbed the two pieces together.