Millie's Geography

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Volcanologist
A scientist who studies volcanoes
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Seismograph
A machine for measuring the power of earthqukes
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Plate Tectonics
The theory that the earth's crust is fractured and moves.
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Constructive Plate Boundary
Where two plates move apart allowing magma out
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Destructive Plate Boundary
An area where two pates collide
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Mantle
The largest part of the earth's structure below the crust
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Core
The cenral part of the earth's structure
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Crust
The thin layer of rock which carries the world's continents and oceans
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Volcano
A weakness in the earth's crust that allows magma to escape
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Earthquakes
A violent shaking of the earth caused by plates colliding
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Defensible Space
A space that people can watch over and protect from crime
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Mental map
A map that you carry in your head; it may not be very accurate
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CCTV
Closed Circuit-Television used in shops and streets to fight crime
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The Burgess Model
A pattern that cities make s they grow out over time
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Neighbourhood Watch
A scheme where neighbours help to prevent crime
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CBD
Central Business District, the city centre with shops and entertainment
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Inner City
The area surrounding the city centre with terraced housing and industry
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Outer Suburbs
An area characterised by large detached housing and open spaces
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Designing-out Crime
Designing new developments to make them crie-proof
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Offender
A person who commits a crime
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Card 2

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A machine for measuring the power of earthqukes

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Seismograph

Card 3

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The theory that the earth's crust is fractured and moves.

Back

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Card 4

Front

Where two plates move apart allowing magma out

Back

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Card 5

Front

An area where two pates collide

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