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Describe the parts of the Earth's interior. Use technical names for each. How do we know about these interior layers?
The crust, mantle, outer core, inner core.
Describe continental plates - what they are made of, density, and thickness.
Describe oceanic plate - what they are made of, density, and thickness.
What happens when plates diverge? What forms there? Why?
What evidence have scientists used to prove seafloor spreading?
why do we have a bar code? Which layer of the earth makes this happen?
What happens at a convergent continental-continental collision? what forms there? Why?
What happens at a convergent oceanic-oceanic collision? what forms there? why?
what happens at a convergent continental-oceanic collision? what forms there? why?
What is subduction? Why does it occur?
Oceanic plates going beneath continental plates because of density
describe some characteristics of a focus and epicenter.
what is lag time? why does it occur?
describe the basics of the richter scale. what does it measure?
Describe the three types of volcanoes. Include a labeled picture of each and the types of materials that come out of them.
What makes plates move together and apart? if heat is rising what forms there?
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