Earth's outermost and thinnest layer
continental and oceanic crust
2 types of crust
rock that makes up oceanic crust
rock that makes up continental crust
beginning of the oceanic crust
layer that makes up most of Earth's material
________________ flow in the mantle.
center of Earth
material that makes up most of Earth's core
Currents in the outer core make Earth's _______________.
liquid and solid.
The outer core is ______and the inner core is _______.
instrument that records earthquake waves
top part of the mantle and the crust
type of crust that lies beneath most of the ocean floor
type of crust that makes up all the land of the continents
Studying mantle material that is pushed up through cracks in the Earth's crust, measuring vibrations from earthquakes , and laboratory experiments
3 ways that scientists learn about Earth's layers
three layers of the Earth
core, mantle and crust