Best of: Plate Tectonics

Our best of series, published each week, collates our favourite and most popular resources for a particular topic. This week: Plate Tectonics for year 9 students studying Earth and Space Science. Australian Curriculum Codes: ACSSU180 Year 9: "The theory of … Continued

Mars is more seismically active than the Moon

InSight has detected hundreds of earthquakes in just 10 months. This article is suited to years 6 and 9 students studying Earth and Space sciences and gives them a different application of their knowledge and understanding of earthquakes. Word Count: … Continued

Lombok earthquake causes a permanent ground-shift

Topics: Earth and Space Sciences - Plate Tectonics; Extreme Earth Events; The Changing Earth Physical Sciences - Energy Additional: Careers, Technology; Engineering Concepts (South Australia): Earth and Space Sciences - The Earth's Surface Physical Sciences - Energy Years: 6, 8, … Continued

Super rare blue diamonds are a geologist’s best friend

Topics: Chemical Sciences - Atoms Earth and Space Sciences - Rocks; Plate Tectonics; The Changing Earth Additional: Careers, Technology; Engineering Concepts (South Australia): Chemical Sciences - Properties of Matter Earth and Space Sciences - The Earth's Surface Years: 8, 9, … Continued

Fracking causes Earthquakes

Topics: Earth and Space Sciences – Rocks; Plate Tectonics; Extreme Earth Events Physical Sciences – Energy Concepts (South Australia): Earth and Space Sciences – The Earth’s Surface Physical Sciences – Energy Years: 6, 8, 9, 10 Birds and mammals beat … Continued