P1; The Earth in the Universe (The Earth); Keywords

Cards / keywords marked with an asterisk (*) are Higher Tier keywords.

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Erosion
The wearing away of the Earth's surface
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Continental Drift
The movement of the continents being carried on tectonic plates; theory was proposed by Alfred Wegener
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Peer Review
The process of new scientific ideas being validated by other scientists
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Tectonic Plates
A huge section of the Earth's crust that moves in relation to other plates
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Geohazard
Any natural hazard (for example an Earthquake, a tsunami or volcanic eruption)
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Convection Currents
Warm fluid rises, cold fluid goes down
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*Subduction
Process of oceanic plate being forced under a continental plate
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The movement of the continents being carried on tectonic plates; theory was proposed by Alfred Wegener

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Continental Drift

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The process of new scientific ideas being validated by other scientists

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A huge section of the Earth's crust that moves in relation to other plates

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Card 5

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Any natural hazard (for example an Earthquake, a tsunami or volcanic eruption)

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