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Layers of Earth/ Continental Drift
Layers of the Earth
Crust
Continental Crust
Oceanic Crust
4 Layers
-Outermost layer... -Continental Crust and Oceanic crust... -Thinne…
Is much thicker then oceanic crust, it is what makes up our c…
Is about 10km thick and is denser then continental crust
Layers of the Earth
4 Layers
Crust
-Outermost layer... -Continental Crust and Oceanic crust... -Thinne…
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Layers Of The Earth And Continental Drift
mantle
outer core
inner core
continental crust
thickest layer of the earth, location of convection currents;…
so hot that iron and nickel exist in liquid form... 2nd thickest…
hottest layer; dense ball of solid metal; solid iron and nickel
very thick crust layer; made of granitic rock
mantle
thickest layer of the earth, location of convection currents;…
outer core
so hot that iron and nickel exist in liquid form... 2nd thickest…
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Earth Layers and Continental Drift
Crust
Mantel
Outer Core
Inner Core
Earth's outermost and least dense layer
plastic-like layer where convection currents occur
Liquid layer, surrounds inner core
Innermost layer. Most dense layer. Solid ball of iron
Crust
Earth's outermost and least dense layer
Mantel
plastic-like layer where convection currents occur
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Layers of the Earth and Continental Drift
Layers of the Earth
Crust
Mantle
Outer Core
Divisions of the Earth, including the Crust, Mantle, and the…
Outermost layer of the Earth, made of solid granite under lan…
Layer below the crust, largest layer on Earth (84% of Earth)…
Layer below the mantle, second largest layer. Made of liquid…
Layers of the Earth
Divisions of the Earth, including the Crust, Mantle, and the…
Crust
Outermost layer of the Earth, made of solid granite under lan…
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Layers of the Earth and Continental Drift
Radiation
Alfred Wegener
Geology
Continental Drift
Heat transfer through empty space
The original theorist and scientist who thought of continenta…
Study of the earth
The spread of the continents across the earth.
Radiation
Heat transfer through empty space
Alfred Wegener
The original theorist and scientist who thought of continenta…
Layers of the Earth and Continental Drift
Inner Core
Outer Core
Crust
Oceanic Crust
Hottest Temperature... Most Dense... Most Pressure... Solid Iron and N…
Liquid Iron & Nickel... Create's Earth's Magnetic field
Least Dense... Collest temperatures... Thinnist layer
Composed of Basalt
Inner Core
Hottest Temperature... Most Dense... Most Pressure... Solid Iron and N…
Outer Core
Liquid Iron & Nickel... Create's Earth's Magnetic field
Layers of The Earth and Continental Drift
Crust
Mantle
Core
Lithosphere
The Thin and solid outermost layer above the MANTLE
The Layer of rock between the Earth's CRUST and CORE that tak…
The Layer at the Center of the Earth, the OUTER CORE is compl…
The Solid, outer layer of the Earth that consists of the crus…
Crust
The Thin and solid outermost layer above the MANTLE
Mantle
The Layer of rock between the Earth's CRUST and CORE that tak…
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Layers of the Earth/Continental Drift
As the depth increases,_____,_____, an…
What is the earth's crust mostly made…
What is the Earth's thinnest layer?
What is thicker, continental or oceani…
Temperature, density, and pressure
Rock
The crust
Continental
As the depth increases,_____,_____, an…
Temperature, density, and pressure
What is the earth's crust mostly made…
Rock
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Layers of the Earth and Continental Drift
What layer of the Earth is the most de…
What layer of Earth's Interior is the…
Fluids being heated and rising, then c…
Convection currents happen where on Ea…
Inner Core
Continental Crust
Convection
Atmosphere, Hydrosphere (bodies of water), Mantle
What layer of the Earth is the most de…
Inner Core
What layer of Earth's Interior is the…
Continental Crust
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Continental drift and Earths Layers
evidence
theory
continental drift
Pangaea
the available body of facts or information indicating whether…
an explanation of some observable phenomena that is both supp…
the gradual movement of the continents across Earth's surface…
the supercontinent made up of all the world's present landmas…
evidence
the available body of facts or information indicating whether…
theory
an explanation of some observable phenomena that is both supp…
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Continental drift and Earths Layers
evidence
theory
continental drift
Pangaea
the available body of facts or information indicating whether…
an explanation of some observable phenomena that is both supp…
the gradual movement of the continents across Earth's surface…
the supercontinent made up of all the world's present landmas…
evidence
the available body of facts or information indicating whether…
theory
an explanation of some observable phenomena that is both supp…
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Earth Layers and Continental Drift
Atmosphere
Crust
Oceanic Crust
Continental Crust
the earth is surrounded by all kinds of gases called the atmo…
The thinnest and least dense of the earth's layers. Lies abov…
A thin layer found under oceans. Made up of metamorphic rock…
Makes up the continents and rests on top of the oceanic crust…
Atmosphere
the earth is surrounded by all kinds of gases called the atmo…
Crust
The thinnest and least dense of the earth's layers. Lies abov…
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Layers of Earth/Continental Drift
Continental Crust
Oceanic Crust
Asthenosphere
Lithosphere
The Relatively Thick Part Of The Earths Crust That Form The L…
The relatively thin part of the earth's crust that underlies…
the upper layer of the earth's mantle, below the lithosphere,…
the rigid outer part of the earth, consisting of the crust an…
Continental Crust
The Relatively Thick Part Of The Earths Crust That Form The L…
Oceanic Crust
The relatively thin part of the earth's crust that underlies…
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Earth Layers, Movement, Continental Drift
Continental Drift
Pangaea
puzzle pieces
fossils
Alfred Wegener's theory that lacks hard evidence
all continents connects as one large landmass
Alfreds's description of how the continents seem to fit toget…
evidence that the land was once touching
Continental Drift
Alfred Wegener's theory that lacks hard evidence
Pangaea
all continents connects as one large landmass
29 terms
Layers of the earth/continental drift
Crust elements
Mantle elements
Outer core elements
Inner core elements
Oxygen and silicon
Oxygen, silicon, iron, magnesium
Iron and nickel
Iron and nickel
Crust elements
Oxygen and silicon
Mantle elements
Oxygen, silicon, iron, magnesium
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Layers of Earth/Continental Drift
Crust
Mantle
Lithosphere
Asthenosphere
The layer of rock that forms Earth's outer skin
A layer of hot rock
A rigid layer formed by the uppermost part of the mantle and…
A soft layer below the lithosphere
Crust
The layer of rock that forms Earth's outer skin
Mantle
A layer of hot rock
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Layers of the Earth/Continental Drift
Crust
Mantle
Outer Core
Inner Core
Top layer of the Earth that all things live on. 5-70 km thick.
Layer of the Earth beneath the crust made of three parts: lit…
Below Mantle, 2,266 km thick made of iron and nickel with som…
Innermost part of Earth, 1,216 km thick of solid iron due to…
Crust
Top layer of the Earth that all things live on. 5-70 km thick.
Mantle
Layer of the Earth beneath the crust made of three parts: lit…
35 terms
Layers of the Earth/ Continental Drift
Pressure
Crust
Mantle
Outer Core
Pressure is the force applied perpendicular to the surface of…
The crust is the outermost layer of the Earth. 5-70 KM thick
the region of the earth's interior between the crust and the…
The Earth's outer core is a liquid layer about 2,300 km thick…
Pressure
Pressure is the force applied perpendicular to the surface of…
Crust
The crust is the outermost layer of the Earth. 5-70 KM thick
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Layers of the Earth and Continental Drift
crust
basalt
granite
mantle
Outer layer of the earth consisting of ... solid cool rock consi…
Found in the oceanic crust - dark in color and dense compared…
Found in the continental crust - light in color and less dens…
Thickest/largest layer (2,200km thick)... Liquid magma (hot rock…
crust
Outer layer of the earth consisting of ... solid cool rock consi…
basalt
Found in the oceanic crust - dark in color and dense compared…
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Layers of earth and continental drift
4 layers
Crust
Crust
Asthenosphere
Crust, mantle, outer core, inner core
Skin of apple, thin layer, oceanic and continental crust
Broken into plates that float on soft asthenosphere
Semi rigid part of middle mantle, flows, entirely upper mantle
4 layers
Crust, mantle, outer core, inner core
Crust
Skin of apple, thin layer, oceanic and continental crust
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Layers of the earth and continental drift
Crust
Mantel
Outer Core
Inner core
Earths outermost and least dense layer
Layer where convection occurs
Liquid layer, surrounds inner core
Innermost layer, most dense layer. Solid iron
Crust
Earths outermost and least dense layer
Mantel
Layer where convection occurs
Layers of Earth and Continental Drift
crust
crust
crust
basalt
thinnest layer
5-80 km thick
solid cool rock consisting mostly of basalt and granite
thin compared to granite (3 - 5 km)
crust
thinnest layer
crust
5-80 km thick
Layers of the Earth and Continental Drift
Wegener's theory of continental drift
Pangaea
Evidence: Land features
Evidence: Fossils
Continents drifted together to form one single landmass and i…
means "all land", supercontinent, Tropical forests covered la…
land fits together like pieces of a puzzle, mountain ranges m…
Glossopeteris was found in Africa, America, Australia, India,…
Wegener's theory of continental drift
Continents drifted together to form one single landmass and i…
Pangaea
means "all land", supercontinent, Tropical forests covered la…
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Layers of the Earth and Continental Drift
Asthenosphere
Inner Core
Outer Core
Lithosphere
The soft layer of the mantle where the sections of crust move…
Solid layer of earth. Made of Nickel and Iron
the liquid layer of the Earth's core that lies beneath the Ma…
the solid, outer layer of the Earth that consists of the crus…
Asthenosphere
The soft layer of the mantle where the sections of crust move…
Inner Core
Solid layer of earth. Made of Nickel and Iron
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layers of the earth and continental drift
earths layers are divided based on?
what are the three layers based on com…
where are the densest layers located
earths crust consists of
composition and physical properties
crust... mantle... core
the core is the densest because denser objects always sink du…
oceanic crust... continental crust
earths layers are divided based on?
composition and physical properties
what are the three layers based on com…
crust... mantle... core
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Earths layers+continental drift
Earth has ______ layers that have diff…
Earths layers form from _________ ____…
Planetary differation
Planetary differation occurred ___ bil…
5... Composition,temp,density
Planetary differation
Materials that formed the planet that separated/settled into…
4.6... Solar system
Earth has ______ layers that have diff…
5... Composition,temp,density
Earths layers form from _________ ____…
Planetary differation
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Layers of Earth and Continental Drift
Describe the crust
what is the continental crust?
What is oceanic crust?
What is the lithosphere?
1) outermost layer... 2) thinnest and least dense... 3) made mostly…
land, thicker less dense
Sea, denser than continental crust bc it has two times the am…
Crust and the rigid upper mantle. Solid, does not adjust to s…
Describe the crust
1) outermost layer... 2) thinnest and least dense... 3) made mostly…
what is the continental crust?
land, thicker less dense
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Earths Layers Continental Drift
inner core
outer core
mantle
crust
Solid metal sphere at the center of the earth. Heat source
Liquid layer surrounding the inner core
Thickest layer made of molten and solid rock
Solid outer layer of earth
inner core
Solid metal sphere at the center of the earth. Heat source
outer core
Liquid layer surrounding the inner core
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Earth's layers and Continental Drift
continental crust
oceanic crust
asthenosphere
Pangaea
thicker but less dense than oceanic crust
Thin plates that form the ocean floor; more dense than contin…
A plastic, or flowing, layer within Earth's mantle
The name of the single landmass that broke apart 200 million…
continental crust
thicker but less dense than oceanic crust
oceanic crust
Thin plates that form the ocean floor; more dense than contin…
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HMBHUSD -- Layers of the Earth and Continental Drift
Geology
geologists
core
crust
study of the earth
Scientists who study Earth and the processes that have shaped…
The central part of the earth below the mantle
The thin and solid outermost layer of the Earth above the man…
Geology
study of the earth
geologists
Scientists who study Earth and the processes that have shaped…
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Continental Drift, Pangaea and Layers of the Earth
Alfred Wegener
Continental Drift
Pangaea
Composition
German scientist who first proposed the idea of continental d…
Theory that the continents were once part of a single landmas…
The name Alfred Wegener gave to his proposed single landmass
What something is made of
Alfred Wegener
German scientist who first proposed the idea of continental d…
Continental Drift
Theory that the continents were once part of a single landmas…
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Earth's Layers and The Continental Drift
Oceanic Crust
Continental Crust
Mantle
Lithosphere
Part of Earth's outer layers. Very dense made of basalt.
Part of Earth's outer layers. Not very dense and composed of…
Located below the crust, the largest layer , composed of iron…
Composed of the crust and upper mantle.
Oceanic Crust
Part of Earth's outer layers. Very dense made of basalt.
Continental Crust
Part of Earth's outer layers. Not very dense and composed of…
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Earth's Layers and Continental Drift
earthquakes
sliding boundary
continental drift
convergent boundary
shaking or movement of the Earth's surface caused by the rele…
a place where the plates that make up the Earth's crust and u…
the process of plate movement that moves the Earth's continents
a place where the plates that make up the Earth's crust and u…
earthquakes
shaking or movement of the Earth's surface caused by the rele…
sliding boundary
a place where the plates that make up the Earth's crust and u…
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Earth's Layers & Continental Drift
Core
Crust
Mantle
Lithosphere
Compositional layer of Earth just below the mantle to the cen…
Compositional outermost solid layer of Earth. There are two t…
The compositional layer of Earth between the core & the crust…
The physical layer of Earth that is made up of two parts- the…
Core
Compositional layer of Earth just below the mantle to the cen…
Crust
Compositional outermost solid layer of Earth. There are two t…
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earth's layers and continental drift
crust
2 types of crust
continental crust (land)
oceanic crust (ocean)
-thin and solid (-5-100 km thick)... -up to 870 degrees
oceanic and continental
composed of grantie
composed of basalt
crust
-thin and solid (-5-100 km thick)... -up to 870 degrees
2 types of crust
oceanic and continental
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Layers of the Earth and Continental Drift Quiz
Compared with the other layers of the…
Which portion of Earth's interior is m…
Which of the following correctly seque…
the Earth (excluding oceans and atmosp…
thinner
lithosphere
crust, mantle, outer core, inner core
a solid lithosphere then a hot, convecting layer down through…
Compared with the other layers of the…
thinner
Which portion of Earth's interior is m…
lithosphere
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continental drift, layers of earth dima
CRUST
MANTLE
CORE
LITHOSPHERE
THE THIN AND SOLID OUTERMOST LAYER OF EARTH ABOVE THE MANTLE
THE LAYER OF ROCK BETWEEN THE EARTH'S CRUST AND CORE
THE CENTRAL PART OF EARTH BELOW THE MANTLE
THE SOLID, OUTER LAYER OF EARTH THAT CONSISTS OF THE CRUST AN…
CRUST
THE THIN AND SOLID OUTERMOST LAYER OF EARTH ABOVE THE MANTLE
MANTLE
THE LAYER OF ROCK BETWEEN THE EARTH'S CRUST AND CORE
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Earth's layers and Continental Drift
continental crust
oceanic crust
asthenosphere
Pangaea
thicker but less dense than oceanic crust
Thin plates that form the ocean floor; more dense than contin…
A plastic, or flowing, layer within Earth's mantle
The name of the single landmass that broke apart 200 million…
continental crust
thicker but less dense than oceanic crust
oceanic crust
Thin plates that form the ocean floor; more dense than contin…
21 terms
Earth Science -- Layers of the Earth and Continental Drift
Geology
geologists
core
crust
study of the earth
Scientists who study Earth and the processes that have shaped…
The central part of the earth below the mantle
The thin and solid outermost layer of the Earth above the man…
Geology
study of the earth
geologists
Scientists who study Earth and the processes that have shaped…
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Layers of the Earth and Continental Drift Quiz
Oceanic , Continental
Mantle
Core
Crust
Layers of lithosphere
Layer of Crust Made of Fe, Ni
Layer of Crust Made of Fe, Ni
Layer of earth made from O, Al, Si
Oceanic , Continental
Layers of lithosphere
Mantle
Layer of Crust Made of Fe, Ni
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Earth's Layers and Continental Drift
The crust is made mostly of...
The mantle is made mostly of...
These other materials can be found in…
These other materials can be found in…
Oxygen and Silicon
Oxygen and Silicon
Aluminum, Iron, and Calcium
Magnesium and Iron
The crust is made mostly of...
Oxygen and Silicon
The mantle is made mostly of...
Oxygen and Silicon
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Science - Layers of the Earth and Continental Drift
Continental Drift
Divergent Boundary
Transform Boundary
Mid Ocean Ridge
The hypothesis that states that the continents once formed on…
Boundary between two tectonic plates that are moving away fro…
Boundary between two tectonic plates that are sliding past ea…
Places along the ocean floor where sea floor spreading takes…
Continental Drift
The hypothesis that states that the continents once formed on…
Divergent Boundary
Boundary between two tectonic plates that are moving away fro…
Science Earth Layers and Continental Drift
Name all of the layers that make up th…
Which layer is completely liquid?
Which layer is the thinnest and cooles…
Which layer takes up most of the volum…
-Crust... -Mantle... -Outer Core... -Inner Core
The Outer Core
Crust
Mantle
Name all of the layers that make up th…
-Crust... -Mantle... -Outer Core... -Inner Core
Which layer is completely liquid?
The Outer Core
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Science layers of the earth and continental drift
Continental drift
Alfred Wegener's evidence for continen…
Why wasn't it accepted by other scient…
Examples of landforms
Continents were once together (Pangaea) and slowly and drifte…
1)The continents go together like a puzzle piece... 2)Landforms…
He didn't say HOW continents drifted apart
Mountains and desserts
Continental drift
Continents were once together (Pangaea) and slowly and drifte…
Alfred Wegener's evidence for continen…
1)The continents go together like a puzzle piece... 2)Landforms…
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Earth's Layer and Continental Drift
lithosphere
Asthenosphere
Continental Crust
Oceanic Crust
the solid, outer layer of the Earth that consists of the crus…
The solid, plastic layer of the mantle beneath the lithospher…
Granitic part of the earth's crust that makes up the continen…
Earth crust located under the ocean that is usually thinner b…
lithosphere
the solid, outer layer of the Earth that consists of the crus…
Asthenosphere
The solid, plastic layer of the mantle beneath the lithospher…
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Science- layers of the Earth, plate tectonics, and continental drift
continental drift
Pangaea
mid-ocean ridge
Deep- ocean trench
The hypothesis that continents move across Earth
Name of the single landmass that broke over 200 million years…
Undersea Mt. chain where new ocean floor is produced
A deep valley along the ocean floor
continental drift
The hypothesis that continents move across Earth
Pangaea
Name of the single landmass that broke over 200 million years…
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Earth Science -- Layers of the Earth and Continental Drift
Geology
geologists
core
crust
study of the earth
Scientists who study Earth and the processes that have shaped…
The central part of the earth below the mantle
The thin and solid outermost layer of the Earth above the man…
Geology
study of the earth
geologists
Scientists who study Earth and the processes that have shaped…
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Continental Drift & Earth's Layers TEST
Compositional Layers are based on...
What are the 3 compositional layers of…
Crust
Mantle
The mixture of elements that compose them.
Crust, Mantle, Core
outermost layer, less than 1% of earth's mass... thinnest layer,…
mafic, melted rock... 67% of earth's mass, 2900 km thick, thicke…
Compositional Layers are based on...
The mixture of elements that compose them.
What are the 3 compositional layers of…
Crust, Mantle, Core
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Layers of the Earth/heat transfer/continental drift
Crust
Mantle
Fossil
lithosphere
the thin, rocky, outer layer of the Earth that forms the Eart…
The layer of hot, solid, material between the Earth's core an…
A trac of an organism preserved in rock
the rigid uppermost part of the mantle that makes us the plat…
Crust
the thin, rocky, outer layer of the Earth that forms the Eart…
Mantle
The layer of hot, solid, material between the Earth's core an…
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ROBS 6: Layers of the Earth and Continental Drift TEST
Alfred Wegener
What is the theory of continental drift?
What is the fossil evidence of contine…
What did Wegener notice about the shap…
came up with the theory of continental drift
all of the continents were once joined.
fossils of the same ancient plants and animals are found on w…
the looked like they would fit together and like they could h…
Alfred Wegener
came up with the theory of continental drift
What is the theory of continental drift?
all of the continents were once joined.
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