This is covered by:

AQA 8035, Cambridge IGCSE, CEA, Edexcel B, Eduqas A, OCR B, WJEC


Tectonics covers plate tectonics, earthquakes and volcanoes. It looks at the causes of plate movenemt, the types of plates and the features that define them. It asks what drives plate movement, earthquakes and volcanic activity, and looks at the features associated with a restless earth, such as ocean ridges, deep-sea trenches, volcanic eruptions, ash clouds and tsunami.

It also considers the impact of tectonic hazards on people, the economy and the environment.

The key areas covered by GCSE Geography are…