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Earth Layers
Crust
Mantle
Core
Convection
The outer solid layer of the Earth
Between the core and the crust, made of hot, slow-flowing, ro…
The center of the earth, made of iron and nickel.
The movement of matter caused by differences in density cause…
Crust
The outer solid layer of the Earth
Mantle
Between the core and the crust, made of hot, slow-flowing, ro…
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Layers of the Earth
Core
Crust
Inner Core
Mantle
The iron-and-nickel center of Earth.
The outermost shell of the Earth; the upper part of the litho…
The innermost part of the Earth ; solid nickel and iron.
The thick layer of Earth between the crust and the core.
Core
The iron-and-nickel center of Earth.
Crust
The outermost shell of the Earth; the upper part of the litho…
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Layers of the Earth
Outer Core
Inner Core
Lithosphere
Asthenosphere
The only liquid layer of the Earth. It is made of iron and ni…
The solid center of the Earth made of iron and nickel.
The outermost, rigid (solid) layer of the Earth. It is divide…
The plastic (soft, like taffy) layer of the upper mantle that…
Outer Core
The only liquid layer of the Earth. It is made of iron and ni…
Inner Core
The solid center of the Earth made of iron and nickel.
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Layers of the Earth
asthenosphere
lithosphere
crust
mantle
The solid, plastic layer of the mantle beneath the lithospher…
Earth's crust and solid upper mantle, broken into tectonic pl…
The thin and solid outermost layer of the Earth above the man…
Solid layer between Earth's crust and core, made of silicates.
asthenosphere
The solid, plastic layer of the mantle beneath the lithospher…
lithosphere
Earth's crust and solid upper mantle, broken into tectonic pl…
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Layers of the Earth
Crust
Mantle
Outer Core
Inner Core
The layer of rock that forms Earth's outer surface.
The layer of hot, solid material between Earth's crust and co…
A layer of molten iron and nickel that surrounds the inner co…
A dense sphere of solid iron and nickel at the center of Earth
Crust
The layer of rock that forms Earth's outer surface.
Mantle
The layer of hot, solid material between Earth's crust and co…
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Layers of the Earth
crust
mantle
Continental crust
Oceanic Crust
the thin and solid outermost layer of the Earth above the man…
the layer of rock between the Earth's crust and core
Crust about 25km to 70km thick that makes up the continents…
Crust about 6km to 11km thick that forms the ocean floors ... -…
crust
the thin and solid outermost layer of the Earth above the man…
mantle
the layer of rock between the Earth's crust and core
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Layers of the Earth
Crust
Mantle
Continental crust
Oceanic Crust
the thin and solid outermost layer of the Earth above the man…
the layer of rock between the Earth's crust and core
Crust about 30km to 100km thick that makes up the continents
Crust about 5km to 7km thick that forms the ocean floors- thi…
Crust
the thin and solid outermost layer of the Earth above the man…
Mantle
the layer of rock between the Earth's crust and core
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Layers of the Earth
geosphere
hydrosphere
atmosphere
nucleus
everything that is inside of the earth, rocks and minerals
All the water of the earth
the air around the earth
the hot center inside of the earth, made up of the inner core…
geosphere
everything that is inside of the earth, rocks and minerals
hydrosphere
All the water of the earth
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Layers of the Earth
Crust
Mantle
core
Continental crust
the thin and solid outermost layer of the Earth above the man…
the layer of rock between the Earth's crust and core
the central part of the Earth below the mantle
Crust about 30km to 100km thick that makes up the continents
Crust
the thin and solid outermost layer of the Earth above the man…
Mantle
the layer of rock between the Earth's crust and core
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Layers of the Earth
Crust
Mantle
Core
Lithosphere
the thin and solid outermost layer of the earth above the man…
the layer of the earth between the crust and the core; contai…
the central, spherical layer of the earth below the mantle; m…
the solid, outer layer of the earth that consists of the crus…
Crust
the thin and solid outermost layer of the earth above the man…
Mantle
the layer of the earth between the crust and the core; contai…
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Layers of the Earth
asthenosphere
lithosphere
crust
mantle
The solid, plastic layer of the mantle beneath the lithospher…
Earth's crust and solid upper mantle, broken into tectonic pl…
The thin and solid outermost layer of the Earth above the man…
Solid layer between Earth's crust and core, made of silicates.
asthenosphere
The solid, plastic layer of the mantle beneath the lithospher…
lithosphere
Earth's crust and solid upper mantle, broken into tectonic pl…
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The layers of the Earth
Crust
Continental
Oceanic
Mantle
The outermost layer of the earth.
Thicker and lighter crust.
Thinner but denser crust.
Largest layer of earth.
Crust
The outermost layer of the earth.
Continental
Thicker and lighter crust.
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Layers of the Earth
Inner Core
Outer Core
Mantle
Crust
The sphere of solid nickel and iron at the center of Earth; s…
The outer layer of Earth's core; surrounds the... inner core and…
The mostly solid layer of Earth between the crust and the cor…
The thin, solid outermost layer of Earth; Is either continent…
Inner Core
The sphere of solid nickel and iron at the center of Earth; s…
Outer Core
The outer layer of Earth's core; surrounds the... inner core and…
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Layers of the Earth
Asthenosphere
Lithosphere
Crust
Outer Core
The solid, plastic layer of the mantle beneath the lithospher…
Earth's crust and solid upper mantle, broken into tectonic pl…
The thin and solid outermost layer of the Earth above the man…
A layer of molten iron and nickel that surrounds the inner co…
Asthenosphere
The solid, plastic layer of the mantle beneath the lithospher…
Lithosphere
Earth's crust and solid upper mantle, broken into tectonic pl…
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Layers of the Earth
Outer Core
Inner Core
Lithosphere
Asthenosphere
The only liquid layer of the Earth. It is made of iron and ni…
The solid center of the Earth made of iron and nickel.
The outermost, rigid (solid) layer of the Earth. It is divide…
The plastic (soft, like taffy) layer of the upper mantle that…
Outer Core
The only liquid layer of the Earth. It is made of iron and ni…
Inner Core
The solid center of the Earth made of iron and nickel.
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Layers of the earth
magma
crust
asthenosphere
inner core
the molten mixture of rock forming substances, gases and wate…
the layer of rock that form's Earth's outer crust.
the soft layer of the mantle on which the lithosphere floats
a dense sphere of iron and nickel at the center of the earth
magma
the molten mixture of rock forming substances, gases and wate…
crust
the layer of rock that form's Earth's outer crust.
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The Layers of Earth
Crust
Continental
Oceanic
Mantle
The outermost layer of the earth.
Thicker and lighter crust.
Thinner and denser crust. (densest and the skinniest)
Largest layer of earth.
Crust
The outermost layer of the earth.
Continental
Thicker and lighter crust.
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Layers of the Earth
Outer Core
Inner Core
Lithosphere
Asthenosphere
The only liquid layer of the Earth. It is made of iron and ni…
The solid center of the Earth made of iron and nickel.
The outermost, rigid (solid) layer of the Earth. It is divide…
The plastic (soft, like taffy) layer of the upper mantle that…
Outer Core
The only liquid layer of the Earth. It is made of iron and ni…
Inner Core
The solid center of the Earth made of iron and nickel.
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Earth Layers
asthenosphere
conduction
convection
core
the solid, physical layer of the mantle made of mantle rock t…
the transfer of energy from one object to another through dir…
the movement of heated material due to differences in density…
the inner most compositional layer of the Earth - made of iro…
asthenosphere
the solid, physical layer of the mantle made of mantle rock t…
conduction
the transfer of energy from one object to another through dir…
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Layers of the Earth
Crust
Mantle
Outer Core
Inner Core
Earth's outermost layer.
Earth's thickest layer made of hot rock and is less dense tha…
A layer of molten iron and nickel that surrounds the inner co…
A dense sphere of solid iron and nickel at the center of Earth
Crust
Earth's outermost layer.
Mantle
Earth's thickest layer made of hot rock and is less dense tha…
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Layers of the Earth
Crust
Mantle
core
Continental crust
the thin and solid outermost layer of the Earth above the man…
the layer of rock between the Earth's crust and core
the central part of the Earth below the mantle
Crust about 30km to 100km thick that makes up the continents
Crust
the thin and solid outermost layer of the Earth above the man…
Mantle
the layer of rock between the Earth's crust and core
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Layers of the Earth
Crust
Two types of crust
Oceanic crust
Continental crust
Earth's thinnest layer.
Continental crust and oceanic crust.
Found on the ocean floor.
Lighter than oceanic crust.
Crust
Earth's thinnest layer.
Two types of crust
Continental crust and oceanic crust.
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Layers of the Earth
Crust
Mantle
core
Continental crust
the thin and solid outermost layer of the Earth above the man…
the layer of rock between the Earth's crust and core
the central part of the Earth below the mantle
Crust about 30km to 100km thick that makes up the continents
Crust
the thin and solid outermost layer of the Earth above the man…
Mantle
the layer of rock between the Earth's crust and core
12 terms
Layers of the Earth
Crust
Mantle
core
Continental crust
the thin and solid outermost layer of the Earth above the man…
the layer of rock between the Earth's crust and core
the central part of the Earth below the mantle
Crust about 30km to 100km thick that makes up the continents
Crust
the thin and solid outermost layer of the Earth above the man…
Mantle
the layer of rock between the Earth's crust and core
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Earth Layers
Crust- Relative Position
Crust- Density
Crust-Composition
Lithosphere
-Outermost layer... -Thinnest- oceanic crust... -Thickest -continen…
-Least dense layer overall... -Oceanic crust is more dense than…
oceanic- basalt... continental- granite
made up of the crust and very top of the mantle. It is cool,…
Crust- Relative Position
-Outermost layer... -Thinnest- oceanic crust... -Thickest -continen…
Crust- Density
-Least dense layer overall... -Oceanic crust is more dense than…
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Earth Layers
Crust
Mantle
Outer Core
Inner Core
earth's outermost and thinnest layer
made of hot semisolid rock located directly below the crust
the only liquid layer of the earth. Made of Iron and Nickel.
an extremely hot, solid sphere of iron and nickel at the cent…
Crust
earth's outermost and thinnest layer
Mantle
made of hot semisolid rock located directly below the crust
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Earth Layers
Asthenosphere
Continental Drift Theory
Convection Currents
Convergent boundary
plastic like layer of Earth on which the lithosphereic plates…
Wegner's hypothesis that all continents were once connected i…
Currents in the Earth's mantle that transfer heat in Earth's…
boundary where two plates slide move toward one another
Asthenosphere
plastic like layer of Earth on which the lithosphereic plates…
Continental Drift Theory
Wegner's hypothesis that all continents were once connected i…
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Layers of the Earth
Inner Core
Outer Core
Mantle
Crust
- center of the Earth (yoke) ... - made of solid iron ... - hotte…
- liquid iron (soft)
- soft (egg white)... - made of melted rock ... - where lava in v…
- hard & solid ( shell of an egg) ... - made of rock ... - the la…
Inner Core
- center of the Earth (yoke) ... - made of solid iron ... - hotte…
Outer Core
- liquid iron (soft)
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Layers of the Earth
crust
mantle
convection
core
outermost layer of the Earth
area located between the crust and core
movement of matter that results in differences between densit…
extends from below the mantle to the center of the Earth
crust
outermost layer of the Earth
mantle
area located between the crust and core
8 terms
Layers of the Earth
geosphere
hydrosphere
atmosphere
nucleus
everything that is inside of the earth, rocks and minerals
All the water of the earth
the air around the earth
the hot center inside of the earth, made up of the inner core…
geosphere
everything that is inside of the earth, rocks and minerals
hydrosphere
All the water of the earth
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Layers of the Earth
The three layers of the earth by compo…
The core is made of mostly
How is the inner core different from t…
The upper rigid part of the mantle and…
crust, mantle, core
iron and nickle
the inner core is solid, the outer core is liquid
the lithosphere
The three layers of the earth by compo…
crust, mantle, core
The core is made of mostly
iron and nickle
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Layers of the Earth
Layers of the Earth
Inner core
outer core
mantle
Layers of the Earth
Inner core
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Layers of the Earth
Oceanic Crust
Continental Crust
Basalt
Granite
The thinnest crust layer
The thickest crust layer
The oceanic crust is mainly made of this rock
The continental crust is made mainly of is rock
Oceanic Crust
The thinnest crust layer
Continental Crust
The thickest crust layer
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Earth Layers
Crust, Mantle and Core
Inner Core and Outer Core
Asthenosphere and Bottom of Lithosphere
Top of Lithosphere, Oceanic Crust and…
What are the three MAJOR layers of the earth?
What are the two parts of the core called?
What are the two parts of the mantle called?
What are the three parts of the crust called?
Crust, Mantle and Core
What are the three MAJOR layers of the earth?
Inner Core and Outer Core
What are the two parts of the core called?
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Layers of the Earth
Crust
Mantle
Asthenosphere
Mesosphere
Coldest, thinnest layer of the Earth. Outermost layer.
Thickest layer of the Earth, greatest mass.
Upper, viscous layer of the mantle.
Lower, rigid layer of the mantle.
Crust
Coldest, thinnest layer of the Earth. Outermost layer.
Mantle
Thickest layer of the Earth, greatest mass.
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Layers of the Earth
rock
granite
basalt
asthenosphere
The crust and the mantle are both made of ...
Continental crust is made mostly of the rock _____.
Oceanic crust is made mostly of the rock _____.
A rock layer that is not completely solid (it flows).
rock
The crust and the mantle are both made of ...
granite
Continental crust is made mostly of the rock _____.
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Layers of the Earth
Lithosphere
Asthenosphere
Mohorovicic Discontinuity (MOHO)
Mantle
The uppermost portion/layer of the Earth which includes the c…
The asthenosphere is a portion of the upper layer of the mant…
The boundary between the Earth's crust and the mantle. The Mo…
The mantle is a highly viscous layer between the crust and th…
Lithosphere
The uppermost portion/layer of the Earth which includes the c…
Asthenosphere
The asthenosphere is a portion of the upper layer of the mant…
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Layers of the Earth
asthenosphere
lithosphere
crust
mantle
The solid, plastic layer of the mantle beneath the lithospher…
Earth's crust and solid upper mantle, broken into tectonic pl…
The thin and solid outermost layer of the Earth above the man…
Solid layer between Earth's crust and core, made of silicates.
asthenosphere
The solid, plastic layer of the mantle beneath the lithospher…
lithosphere
Earth's crust and solid upper mantle, broken into tectonic pl…
14 terms
Layers of the Earth
Outer Core
Inner Core
Lithosphere
Asthenosphere
The liquid layer of the Earth. It is made of iron and nickel.
The solid center of the Earth made of iron and nickel.
The outermost, rigid (solid) layer of the Earth. It is divide…
The plastic (soft, like taffy) layer of the upper mantle that…
Outer Core
The liquid layer of the Earth. It is made of iron and nickel.
Inner Core
The solid center of the Earth made of iron and nickel.
The layers of the Earth
Crust
Mantle
Tectonic plates
Asthenosphere
The outermost layer of the earth.
Thickest layer of earth.
Found in the lithosphere
Where convection currents occur
Crust
The outermost layer of the earth.
Mantle
Thickest layer of earth.
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Layers of Earth
continental crust
granite
inner core
mantle
the type of the earth's crust that primarily contains granite…
a usually light colored igneous rock that is found in contine…
a dense sphere of solid iron and nickel at the center of Earth
the layer of the Earth between the crust and the core
continental crust
the type of the earth's crust that primarily contains granite…
granite
a usually light colored igneous rock that is found in contine…
8 terms
Earths Layers
Inner core
Outer Core
Lower Mantle
Upper Mantle
located at the center of the Earth and is composed of nickel…
a fluid layer about 2,300 km (1,400 mi)[1] thick and composed…
contains 49.2 % of the Earth's mass and is about 50% of the t…
a highly viscous layer, with a capacity up to 600 kilometers,…
Inner core
located at the center of the Earth and is composed of nickel…
Outer Core
a fluid layer about 2,300 km (1,400 mi)[1] thick and composed…
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Earth Layers
Crust
Mantle
Core
Lithosphere
The outer solid layer of the Earth
Between the core and the crust, made of hot, slow-flowing, ro…
The center of the earth, made of iron and nickel.
Made up of the crust and the rigid upper mantle. Is divided i…
Crust
The outer solid layer of the Earth
Mantle
Between the core and the crust, made of hot, slow-flowing, ro…
12 terms
Earth Layers
crust
mantle
core
outer core
the outside of the earth. It is cooler.
the thickest part of the earth. It is warmer. Convection happ…
the hottest part of the earth, in the center.
- made of melted iron... - it moves slowly around the inner core
crust
the outside of the earth. It is cooler.
mantle
the thickest part of the earth. It is warmer. Convection happ…
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Earth Layers
Big Bang Theory
Solar System
Crust
Mantle
Belief that the universe began after a super particle split i…
Consists of the sun and nine planets that orbit it
Outermost thin layer of rock; that is approximately 19-37 mil…
Middle layer of the Earth; composed of liquid magma (molten r…
Big Bang Theory
Belief that the universe began after a super particle split i…
Solar System
Consists of the sun and nine planets that orbit it
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Earth Layers
Basalt
Granite
Crust
Mantle
Dark and Dense Oceanic Crust Rock
Lighter, less dense Continental Crust Rock
Coolest, least dense, and thinnest layer of the Earth
Thickest, most massive layer of the Earth.
Basalt
Dark and Dense Oceanic Crust Rock
Granite
Lighter, less dense Continental Crust Rock
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Earth Layers
Crust
Mantle
Core
Outer Core
The top layer of the Earth. It is the thinnest and coolest la…
The middle layer of the Earth. It is warm and soft.
The center of the Earth. Two layers (outer and inner). Hottes…
Hottest center layer, it is liquid.
Crust
The top layer of the Earth. It is the thinnest and coolest la…
Mantle
The middle layer of the Earth. It is warm and soft.
Layers of the Earth
What are the layers of the Earth in or…
What are the layers of the Earth in or…
What are the layers of the Earth in or…
What is the liquid layer of the Earth…
Crust... Mantle... Outer core... Inner core
Crust (2.2-2.9)... Mantle (3.4-4.4)... Outer core (9.9-12.2)... Inner…
Inner core (up to 13,000°F)... Outer core (7,900-11,000°F)... Mantl…
Outer core
What are the layers of the Earth in or…
Crust... Mantle... Outer core... Inner core
What are the layers of the Earth in or…
Crust (2.2-2.9)... Mantle (3.4-4.4)... Outer core (9.9-12.2)... Inner…
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Layers of the Earth
Crust
Mantle
Core
outer
Least dense layer of the Earth.
Thickest layer of the Earth.
Most dense layer of the Earth.
The ----- core is mostly liquid.
Crust
Least dense layer of the Earth.
Mantle
Thickest layer of the Earth.
8 terms
Earth Layers
continental crust
oceanic crust
mantle
core
thin layer of rock that forms the continents
thin layer of rock beneath the ocean basin
hot solid under the outer core
two-outer and inner core mostly made of iron
continental crust
thin layer of rock that forms the continents
oceanic crust
thin layer of rock beneath the ocean basin
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