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23 terms
Convection and Mantle and Earths Interior
What are the convection currents and w…
The transfer of energy carried in rays…
The flow that transfers heat within a…
Heat transfer between materials that a…
Convection currents are caused by heating and cooling of the…
Radiation
Convection Current
Conduction
What are the convection currents and w…
Convection currents are caused by heating and cooling of the…
The transfer of energy carried in rays…
Radiation
22 terms
Earth's Interior, Convection Currents, & the Mantle
geologist
rock
geology
constructive force
a scientist who studies the forces that make and shape planet…
the material that forms Earth's hard surface
the study of planet earth
a force that builds up mountains and landmasses on Earth's su…
geologist
a scientist who studies the forces that make and shape planet…
rock
the material that forms Earth's hard surface
earth's interior \ convection and the mantle
seismic waves
pressure
crust
basalt
when earthquakes occur, they produce seismic waves
results from a force pressing in the surrounding rock
is the layer of rock that forms earth's outer skin
is the dark rock with a fine texture
seismic waves
when earthquakes occur, they produce seismic waves
pressure
results from a force pressing in the surrounding rock
Earth's Interior and Convection and the Mantle
Direct Evidence
Indirect Evidence
Seismic Waves
Rock samples
Rock samples
Seismic waves
Come from earthquakes
When drills drill into Earth they bring back rock
Direct Evidence
Rock samples
Indirect Evidence
Seismic waves
15 terms
Earth's Interior and Convection in the Mantle
seismic waves
pressure
crust
basalt
Vibrations that travel through Earth carrying the energy rele…
The force exerted on a surface divided by the area over which…
The layer of rock that forms Earth's outer surface.
A dark, dense, igneous rock with a fine texture, found in oce…
seismic waves
Vibrations that travel through Earth carrying the energy rele…
pressure
The force exerted on a surface divided by the area over which…
25 terms
Earth's Interior and Convection and the Mantle
Basalt
Crust
Outer core
Granite
A dark rock with fine grains
Earth's outer skin of rock
The layer made up of molten iron and nickel
A rock with light color and coarse grains
Basalt
A dark rock with fine grains
Crust
Earth's outer skin of rock
25 terms
Earth's Interior and Convection and the Mantle
Basalt
Crust
Outer core
Granite
A dark rock with fine grains
Earth's outer skin of rock
The layer made up of molten iron and nickel
A rock with light color and coarse grains
Basalt
A dark rock with fine grains
Crust
Earth's outer skin of rock
Earth's Interior, Convection Currents, & the Mantle
geologist
rock
geology
constructive force
a scientist who studies the forces that make and shape planet…
the material that forms Earth's hard surface
the study of planet earth
a force that builds up mountains and landmasses on Earth's su…
geologist
a scientist who studies the forces that make and shape planet…
rock
the material that forms Earth's hard surface
22 terms
Earth's Interior, Convection Currents, & the Mantle
geologist
rock
geology
constructive force
a scientist who studies the forces that make and shape planet…
the material that forms Earth's hard surface
the study of planet earth
a force that builds up mountains and landmasses on Earth's su…
geologist
a scientist who studies the forces that make and shape planet…
rock
the material that forms Earth's hard surface
22 terms
Earth's Interior, Convection Currents, & the Mantle
geologist
rock
geology
constructive force
a scientist who studies the forces that make and shape planet…
the material that forms Earth's hard surface
the study of planet earth
a force that builds up mountains and landmasses on Earth's su…
geologist
a scientist who studies the forces that make and shape planet…
rock
the material that forms Earth's hard surface
31 terms
Earth's Interior, Convection, and Convection in the Mantle-questions
what is one reason it is difficult to…
what are the three sections that the e…
in which part of the earth's interior…
why is the earth's core so hot?
it is distant, hard to get to, and the heat and pressure woul…
the crust, mantle and core.
the mantle
1)some atoms in the core are radioactive.... 2)when rocks were c…
what is one reason it is difficult to…
it is distant, hard to get to, and the heat and pressure woul…
what are the three sections that the e…
the crust, mantle and core.
Earth's Interior, Convection Currents, & the Mantle
geologist
rock
geology
constructive force
a scientist who studies the forces that make and shape planet…
the material that forms Earth's hard surface
the study of planet earth
a force that builds up mountains and landmasses on Earth's su…
geologist
a scientist who studies the forces that make and shape planet…
rock
the material that forms Earth's hard surface
earth's interior and convection in the mantle
crust
mantle
outer core
inner core
outermost layer of Earth, made of hard rock, thinnest layer
largest layer of Earth, divided into 3 parts: lithosphere, as…
hot liquid layer, movements in outer core create earth's magn…
hot, dense, solid layer, made of mostly iron and nickle
crust
outermost layer of Earth, made of hard rock, thinnest layer
mantle
largest layer of Earth, divided into 3 parts: lithosphere, as…
40 terms
Earth's Interior, Convection Currents, & the Mantle--Jared
geologist
rock
geology
constructive force
a scientist who studies the forces that make and shape planet…
the material that forms Earth's hard surface
the study of planet earth
a force that builds up mountains and landmasses on Earth's su…
geologist
a scientist who studies the forces that make and shape planet…
rock
the material that forms Earth's hard surface
14 terms
Earth's Interior, Convection Currents, & the Mantle
continent
seismic waves
crust
mantle
a great landmass surrounded by oceans
vibrations that travel through Earth carrying the energy rele…
the layer of rock that forms Earth's outer surface
the layer of hot, solid material between Earth's crust and core
continent
a great landmass surrounded by oceans
seismic waves
vibrations that travel through Earth carrying the energy rele…
22 terms
Earth's Interior, Convection Currents, & the Mantle
geologist
rock
geology
constructive force
a scientist who studies the forces that make and shape planet…
the material that forms Earth's hard surface
the study of planet earth
a force that builds up mountains and landmasses on Earth's su…
geologist
a scientist who studies the forces that make and shape planet…
rock
the material that forms Earth's hard surface
Earth's Interior, Convection Currents, & the Mantle
geologist
rock
geology
constructive force
a scientist who studies the forces that make and shape planet…
the material that forms Earth's hard surface
the study of planet earth
a force that builds up mountains and landmasses on Earth's su…
geologist
a scientist who studies the forces that make and shape planet…
rock
the material that forms Earth's hard surface
Science Test: Earth's Interior & Convection and the mantle
2 types of evidence used to learn abou…
What is learned from seismic waves?
3 main layers of the Earth
How do the layers compare to each other?
1.Direct evidence from rock samples... 2.Indirect evidence from…
Data from earthquakes, geologists have learned that Earth's i…
1. the crust ... 2. the mantle... 3. the core
They vary in size, composition, temperature and pressure
2 types of evidence used to learn abou…
1.Direct evidence from rock samples... 2.Indirect evidence from…
What is learned from seismic waves?
Data from earthquakes, geologists have learned that Earth's i…
Convection and the Mantle
radiation
conduction
convection
density
The transfer of energy through space.
The transfer of heat within a material or between materials t…
The transfer of heat by movement of a fluid.
The amount of mass in a given space; mass per unit volume.
radiation
The transfer of energy through space.
conduction
The transfer of heat within a material or between materials t…
25 terms
Earth's Interior, Convection and the Mantle, and Drifting Continents
Two main types of evidence to learn ab…
seismic waves
3 main layers of Earth
The layers vary in
Direct evidence from rock samples and indirect evidence from…
produced by earthquakes, geologists have learned that Earth's…
crust, mantle, core
size, composition, pressure
Two main types of evidence to learn ab…
Direct evidence from rock samples and indirect evidence from…
seismic waves
produced by earthquakes, geologists have learned that Earth's…
19 terms
Earth's Interior and Convection and the Mantle-vocabulary
seismic waves
pressure
crust
mantle
Vibrations that travel through Earth carrying the energy rele…
causes by force pressing on an area
The layer of solid rock that forms Earth's outer surface; inc…
The layer of hot, solid material between Earth's crust and co…
seismic waves
Vibrations that travel through Earth carrying the energy rele…
pressure
causes by force pressing on an area
5 terms
Convection in the Mantle
Radiation
Convection
Conduction
Density
The transfer in energy that is carried in rays like light.
The transfer of heat by the movement of a fluid
Heat transfer between materials that are touching.
A measure of how much mass there is in a given volume of a su…
Radiation
The transfer in energy that is carried in rays like light.
Convection
The transfer of heat by the movement of a fluid
Science earths system/earths interior/convection and the mantle
System
Energy
Atmosphere
Geosphere
Group of parts that work together as a whole
The ability to do work
Relatively thin envelope of gases that forms earths outermost…
Three main parts: metal core, solid middle layer, rocky outer…
System
Group of parts that work together as a whole
Energy
The ability to do work
18 terms
Sci6: Earth's System, Interior, Convection and Mantle
Earth's system
energy
constructive force
destructive force
A group of parts that work together as a whole. In the contex…
The ability to do work. In earth, heat from the sun and heat…
forces that shape the Earth's surface by building up mountain…
natural forces that break down or destroy land (examples incl…
Earth's system
A group of parts that work together as a whole. In the contex…
energy
The ability to do work. In earth, heat from the sun and heat…
20 terms
Cano IE12 Earth's Interior, Convection Currents, & the Mantle
geologist
rock
geology
continent
a scientist who studies the forces that make and shape planet…
the material that forms Earth's hard surface
the study of planet earth
a great landmass surrounded by oceans
geologist
a scientist who studies the forces that make and shape planet…
rock
the material that forms Earth's hard surface
26 terms
Mantle convection
When gravity forces are greater than v…
Higher temperatures... Occurs faster is s…
Whole mantle and outer core
too viscous
How does mantle convection work?
Convection of solids
Where does convection occur?
Why doesn't the lithosphere and inner core convect?
When gravity forces are greater than v…
How does mantle convection work?
Higher temperatures... Occurs faster is s…
Convection of solids
Convection and The Mantle
Radation
Convection
Conduction
density
The transfer of heat through electromagnetic rays.
The movement of heat in a gas or liquid
The direct transfer of heat from one substance to another sub…
A measure of how much mass is contained in a given volume.
Radation
The transfer of heat through electromagnetic rays.
Convection
The movement of heat in a gas or liquid
Convection and the Mantle
Radiation
Conduction
Convection
Density
The transfer of energy through empty space.
Heat that touches between two materials.
The transfer of heat by the movement of a heated fluid.
A measure of how much mass there is in a volume of a substance.
Radiation
The transfer of energy through empty space.
Conduction
Heat that touches between two materials.
5 terms
Convection and The Mantle
Radation
Convection
Conduction
density
The transfer of heat through electromagnetic rays.
The movement of heat in a gas or liquid
The direct transfer of heat from one substance to another sub…
A measure of how much mass is contained in a given volume.
Radation
The transfer of heat through electromagnetic rays.
Convection
The movement of heat in a gas or liquid
5 terms
Convection and the Mantle
radiation
conduction
convection
density
The transfer of energy through space.
The transfer of heat within a material or between materials t…
The transfer of heat by movement of a fluid.
The amount of mass in a given space; mass per unit volume.
radiation
The transfer of energy through space.
conduction
The transfer of heat within a material or between materials t…
15 terms
3-1 & 2 Earth's Interior/Convection in the Mantle
seismic wave
pressure
crust
basalt
vibrations that travel through Earth, carrying the energy rel…
the force pushing on a surface divided by the area of that su…
the layer of rock that forms Earth's outer skin
a dark, fine-grained rock that makes up much of the oceanic c…
seismic wave
vibrations that travel through Earth, carrying the energy rel…
pressure
the force pushing on a surface divided by the area of that su…
19 terms
Earth's Structure (The Earth System, Earth's Interior, Convection and the Mantle)
atmosphere
geosphere
hydrosphere
biosphere
All of Earth's gasses, including nitrogen, oxygen and carbon…
the solid rocks and metals of the Earth
all of Earth's water in oceans, lakes, ponds and groundwater…
all living things on Earth
atmosphere
All of Earth's gasses, including nitrogen, oxygen and carbon…
geosphere
the solid rocks and metals of the Earth
21 terms
1-1 and 1-2 Earth's Interior, Convection Currents & the Mantle
Geologists
Rock
Geology
Constructive Forces
People who study the forces that make and shape planet Earth.
The material that forms earth's hard surface.
The modern science to study the planet Earth.
They shape the Earth's surface by building up mountains and l…
Geologists
People who study the forces that make and shape planet Earth.
Rock
The material that forms earth's hard surface.
21 terms
1-1 and 1-2 Earth's Interior, Convection Currents & the Mantle
Geologists
Rock
Geology
Constructive Forces
People who study the forces that make and shape planet Earth.
The material that forms earth's hard surface.
The modern science to study the planet Earth.
They shape the Earth's surface by building up mountains and l…
Geologists
People who study the forces that make and shape planet Earth.
Rock
The material that forms earth's hard surface.
5 terms
Convection and the Mantle
Radiation
Conduction
Convection
Density
the transfer of energy through space
the transfer of heat within a material or between materials t…
the transfer of heat by movement of a fluid
the amount of mass in a given space; mass per unit volume
Radiation
the transfer of energy through space
Conduction
the transfer of heat within a material or between materials t…
5 terms
Convection and the mantle
Radiation
Conduction
Convection
Convection currents
A type of heat transfer through space and no direct contact f…
Heat transfer between a material or materials.
Heat transfer through liquids or fluids.
The flow that transfers heat within a fluid.
Radiation
A type of heat transfer through space and no direct contact f…
Conduction
Heat transfer between a material or materials.
5 terms
Convection and the Mantle
Radiation
Conduction
Convection
Density
Transfer of energy through empty space
Heat transfer by direct contact
Heat transfer
How much mass is given inside a specific amount of space
Radiation
Transfer of energy through empty space
Conduction
Heat transfer by direct contact
5 terms
Convection and the Mantle
Radiation
Convection
Conduction
Density
Energy that is radiated or transmitted in the form of rays or…
Process by which, in a fluid being heated, the warmer part of…
Form of heat transfer where heat energy is directly transferr…
Mass per unit volume (d=m/v)
Radiation
Energy that is radiated or transmitted in the form of rays or…
Convection
Process by which, in a fluid being heated, the warmer part of…
24 terms
Class 2 - Introducing Earth - Earth System, Interior, Convection & Mantle
Energy
Atmosphere
Seismic wave
System
The ability to do work or cause change
The relative thin layer of gasses from Earth's outermost layer
Vibrations that travel through earth carrying the energy rele…
A group of parts working together to perform a function or pr…
Energy
The ability to do work or cause change
Atmosphere
The relative thin layer of gasses from Earth's outermost layer
Convection and the mantle
radiation
conduction
convection
density
The direct transfer of energy through space by electromagneti…
The direct transfer of heat between two substances that are t…
The transfer of heat by the movement of a fluid.
The amount of mass of a substance in a given volume; mass per…
radiation
The direct transfer of energy through space by electromagneti…
conduction
The direct transfer of heat between two substances that are t…
convection in the mantle
conduction
convection
convection current
density
the transfer of thermal energy from one particle to another
the transfer of thermal energy by movement of a fluid
the movement of fluid, caused by differences in temperature,…
the movement of how much mass of a substance is contained in…
conduction
the transfer of thermal energy from one particle to another
convection
the transfer of thermal energy by movement of a fluid
5 terms
Convection and the Mantle
radiation
conduction
convection
density
The transfer of energy through space.
The transfer of heat within a material or between materials t…
The transfer of heat by movement of a fluid.
The amount of mass in a given space; mass per unit volume.
radiation
The transfer of energy through space.
conduction
The transfer of heat within a material or between materials t…
5 terms
Convection and the Mantle
Radiation
Conduction
Convection
Density
the transfer of energy through empty space; has no direct con…
heat transfer by direct contact of particles of matter
transfer of heat by the movement of a heated fluid (includes…
measure of how much mass there is in a volume of a substance
Radiation
the transfer of energy through empty space; has no direct con…
Conduction
heat transfer by direct contact of particles of matter
19 terms
Earth's Structure (The Earth System, Earth's Interior, Convection and the Mantle)
atmosphere
geosphere
hydrosphere
biosphere
All of Earth's gasses, including nitrogen, oxygen and carbon…
the solid rocks and metals of the Earth
all of Earth's water in oceans, lakes, ponds and groundwater…
all living things on Earth
atmosphere
All of Earth's gasses, including nitrogen, oxygen and carbon…
geosphere
the solid rocks and metals of the Earth
5 terms
Convection and the Mantle
Radiation
Conduction
Convection
Density
The transfer of energy though space.
Heat transfer within a material or between materials that are…
Heat transfer by the movement of current within a FLUID (Liqu…
Measurement of how much mass is in a volume of a substance.
Radiation
The transfer of energy though space.
Conduction
Heat transfer within a material or between materials that are…
Convection in the mantle
Heat
Heat transfer
Radiation
Convection
How much thermal energy something has.
The movement of energy from a warmer object to a cooler object.
The transfer of heat through waves (usually through gas.)
Heat transfer by the movement of a fluid. Usually happens in…
Heat
How much thermal energy something has.
Heat transfer
The movement of energy from a warmer object to a cooler object.
5 terms
Convection and the Mantle
radiation
convection
conduction
density
the transfer of energy by electromagnetic waves
the transfer of thermal energy by the movement of a fluid
the transfer of thermal energy from one particle of matter to…
a measure of how much mass there is in a given volume of a su…
radiation
the transfer of energy by electromagnetic waves
convection
the transfer of thermal energy by the movement of a fluid
Convection and the Mantle
radiation
conduction
convection
density
The transfer of energy through space.
The transfer of heat within a material or between materials t…
The transfer of heat by movement of a fluid.
The amount of mass in a given space; mass per unit volume.
radiation
The transfer of energy through space.
conduction
The transfer of heat within a material or between materials t…
Convection in the Mantle
heat transfer
radiation
conduction
convection
movement of energy from a warmer object to a cooler object
the transfer of energy through empty space ( no contact betwe…
heat transfer by direct contact of particles of matter
heat transfer by the movement of a heated fluid;heated partic…
heat transfer
movement of energy from a warmer object to a cooler object
radiation
the transfer of energy through empty space ( no contact betwe…
Convection and Mantle
Radiation
Conduction
Convection
Density
The transfer of energy through space
The transfer of heat within a material or between materials t…
The transfer of heat by movement of a fluid
The amount of mass in a given space; mass per unit volume
Radiation
The transfer of energy through space
Conduction
The transfer of heat within a material or between materials t…
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