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Tectonics animations

Tectonics and plate boundaries

Click here to see an interactive site on the structure of the Earth.

See an Animation of India at a Collisional Margin

Wycombe High School's page on Tectonics

Animations of Plate boundary types.

How tectonics contributes to volcanic activity

You can watch the break up of Pangea here, and watch predicted futures movements of the Earth's plates here.

Interactive activity on plate tectonics


Here is an animation showing how varying levels of Silica change volcano shape

Cause, impact, prediction and action taken during the Montserrat eruption

You can see the BBC's animated guide to volcanoes here.

Watch an animation of volcano formation here.



How building design can help buildings survive in an earthquake

Earthquake guide from

BBC guide to how earthquakes happen