Modelling Earth stresses with your hands (PDF)

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  • Classroom Activities

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Earth Learning Idea (ELI)

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Hand modelling of compression, tension, and shear in the Earth. A class activity to help pupils to visualize types of stress in the Earth through modelling with their hands.

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