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EDEXCEL A2




UNIT 4-TECTONIC HAZARDS
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These sheets are focused for you to highlight the key words for the specification point and the key points should help you to
enlighten a discussion etc.

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WHAT ARE TECTONIC HAZARDS AND WHAT CAUSES
THEM?
1. What is the difference between a tectonic event, hazard and a disaster?
Suggested activities-make a table of the associated hazards with volcanoes and earthquakes; put these words (such as liquefaction
which is difficult to remember in the glossary)




2. What are…

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WHAT IMPACT DOES TECTONIC ACTIVITY HAVE ON
LANDSCAPES AND WHY DOES THIS IMPACT VARY?
1. Why does extrusive igneous activity and why does this vary in landscapes?
Suggested activities-learn the definition of `extrusive igneous activity'; create a table of the varying formations (including lava plateaux,
fissures and volcanic




2. What…

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study for and find out why people live here. If nothing is found, Mount Etna is useful (remember year 10 geography), people live on
there to grow citrus fruits.




2. What is the range of hazards associated with different types of tectonic activity?
Suggested activity-make sure every hazard is added…

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HOW DO PEOPLE COPE WITH TECTONIC HAZARDS AND
WHAT ARE THE ISSUES FOR THE FUTURE?
1. What are the varying approaches of individuals and governments to coping with tectonic hazards in
countries at different stages of development?
Suggested activities-create a clear diagram/resource (most likely a table) that shows the scale…

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Please guys. If you are going to rate a resource 1 star, can you at least provide feedback?

As I mention in the resource details, they are for YOUR revision. I find them really helpful and so uploaded a template. 

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