Introduction to Earth's Structure
Earth's System Earth's Layers Classifying Rocks Rock Cycle
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Earth's solid layer made of dry land and the ocean floor.
Earth's thickest layer made of hot solid rock that can bend.
Earth's molten (liquid) layer made of iron and nickel.
Earth's layer that is a dense solid ball of metal.
A thin layer of gases that forms around Earth's outer most layer.
Earth's magnetic field
Scientist believe that this is created by the movement of the liquid metal outer core.
Rock formed from the cooling of magma and lava.
Rock formed from heat and pressure inside Earth's crust changing the materials of a rock.
Rock formed when pieces of sediment deposit in layers.
Molten rock that reaches Earth's surface.
Molten rock BELOW Earth's surface.
Created by the weathering and erosion of rock.
Contains Earth's living organisms.
Contains all of Earth's water.
Made of three main parts: metal core, solid middle and rocky outer layer.
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