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15 terms
Science Earth's Interior
inner core (4th layer - from the surfa…
outer core (3rd layer - from the surfa…
mantle (2nd layer - from the surface o…
crust (top layer of Earth from the sur…
hottest; iron and nickel; solid due to intense pressure
hotter; liquid iron (like melted candy)
mantle has 2 parts (upper mantle is solid rock and lower mant…
surface layer of the Earth; solid rock
inner core (4th layer - from the surfa…
hottest; iron and nickel; solid due to intense pressure
outer core (3rd layer - from the surfa…
hotter; liquid iron (like melted candy)
9 terms
Science (Earth's Interior)
upper mantle
lower mantle
Crust
Basalt
Layer of the earth below the Earth's crust, solid, magnesium,…
The lowest portion of mantle, made of solid, dense material t…
Thin outer layer of the earth.... The thin and solid outermost l…
Dark, fine-grained igneous rock.... Found in oceanic crust.
upper mantle
Layer of the earth below the Earth's crust, solid, magnesium,…
lower mantle
The lowest portion of mantle, made of solid, dense material t…
13 terms
Earth Science - The Earth's Interior
epicenter
seismic waves
uplifted
displaced,
Point on Earth's surface directly above the focus of an earth…
A vibration that travels through Earth carrying the energy re…
land has been raised to a new position
Forced out of a place ( erosion displaces soil)
epicenter
Point on Earth's surface directly above the focus of an earth…
seismic waves
A vibration that travels through Earth carrying the energy re…
22 terms
Science - Earth's Interior
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. Solid roc…
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…
29 terms
Earth Science- Earth's Interior
seismic waves
pressure
crust
basalt
an elastic wave in the earth produced by an earthquake or oth…
the continuous physical force exerted on or against an object…
he crust of the Earth is composed of a great variety of igneo…
seismic waves
an elastic wave in the earth produced by an earthquake or oth…
pressure
the continuous physical force exerted on or against an object…
10 terms
Earth Science 4.1 Earth's Interior
Seismic Waves
Pressure
Crust
Mantle
Waves produced by earthquakes
Force pressing on a certain area
The layer of rock that forms earth's outer skin
A layer of hot rock beneath the crust
Seismic Waves
Waves produced by earthquakes
Pressure
Force pressing on a certain area
Earth Science- Earth's Interior
seismic waves
pressure
crust
basalt
an elastic wave in the earth produced by an earthquake or oth…
the continuous physical force exerted on or against an object…
he crust of the Earth is composed of a great variety of igneo…
seismic waves
an elastic wave in the earth produced by an earthquake or oth…
pressure
the continuous physical force exerted on or against an object…
57 terms
Science: Earth's Interior
Earth Science
Geology
Geologist
Model
The study of the Earth and the processes that affect it
The study of Earth and its formation
The person who studies the Earth and the processes that shape…
A representation of an object or processes that is displayed…
Earth Science
The study of the Earth and the processes that affect it
Geology
The study of Earth and its formation
20 terms
Science- Earth's Interior
Crust
Mantle
Outer Core
Inner Core
outer layer- thin, brittle
largest layer- very hot liquid (convection)
very hot- liquid iron
hottest layer- solid iron/nickel
Crust
outer layer- thin, brittle
Mantle
largest layer- very hot liquid (convection)
30 terms
Science: Earth's Interior
The building blocks for the formation…
The source of the heat that melted the…
Waves used by geologists to study the…
The "P" in P waves means
Planetesimals
many large impacts
seismic waves
primary
The building blocks for the formation…
Planetesimals
The source of the heat that melted the…
many large impacts
21 terms
Science Earth's Interior
Which layer is the crust and what is i…
Which layer is the mantle and what is…
Which layer is the outer core and what…
Which layer is the inner core and what…
the topmost layer, solid rock
the biggest/second layer, semisolid rock (convection currents…
the third layer, liquid metal (creates magnetic field with co…
the innermost layer, solid metal (heat source)
Which layer is the crust and what is i…
the topmost layer, solid rock
Which layer is the mantle and what is…
the biggest/second layer, semisolid rock (convection currents…
22 terms
Science - Earth's Interior
continental crust
oceanic crust
lithosphere
asthenosphere
top layer of Earth, made of rock, contains continents
top layer of Earth, made of rock, under ocean
layer of Earth that contains the uppermost, rigid mantle and…
upper mantle that can flow like taffy, plates "ride" on this…
continental crust
top layer of Earth, made of rock, contains continents
oceanic crust
top layer of Earth, made of rock, under ocean
20 terms
Science Earth's interior
continental crust
oceanic crust
lithosphere
asthenosphere
top layer of Earth, made of rock, contains continents
top layer of Earth, made of rock, under ocean
layer of Earth that contains the uppermost, rigid mantle and…
upper mantle that can flow like taffy, plates "ride" on this…
continental crust
top layer of Earth, made of rock, contains continents
oceanic crust
top layer of Earth, made of rock, under ocean
8 terms
Science-Earth's interior
Continental crust
Oceanic crust
Lithosphere
Asthenosphere
-contains mostly land... -15-70 kilometers thick=thickest under…
-lies beneath the ocean... -5-10 kilometers thick... -made of rock
-rigid part of the upper mantle and crust combined... -broken in…
-located directly under the lithosphere and is the part of th…
Continental crust
-contains mostly land... -15-70 kilometers thick=thickest under…
Oceanic crust
-lies beneath the ocean... -5-10 kilometers thick... -made of rock
16 terms
Earth's Interior : Science
seismic waves
pressure
crust
outer core
Vibrations that travel through the Earth carry the energy rel…
The force exerted on a surface divided by the area over which…
The layer of rock that forms the Earth's outer surface.
A layer of molten iron and nickel that surrounds the inner co…
seismic waves
Vibrations that travel through the Earth carry the energy rel…
pressure
The force exerted on a surface divided by the area over which…
50 terms
Science- Earth's Interior
Indirect Evidence
How old is the Earth?
Constructive Forces
Destructive Forces
Gathering info about something without being able to see it
4.6 billion years old
The forces that build up landmasses over a long period of time
The forces that wear away landmasses over a long period of time
Indirect Evidence
Gathering info about something without being able to see it
How old is the Earth?
4.6 billion years old
32 terms
Earth's Interior - Science
Crust
Mantle
Outer Core
Inner Core
thinnest layer - about 5 to 40 km
thickest layer - 3,000 km - about 780 degrees celsius - where…
2,250 km thick - about 2,200 degrees celsius
1,200 km thick - hottest layer: 5,000 degrees celsius - dense…
Crust
thinnest layer - about 5 to 40 km
Mantle
thickest layer - 3,000 km - about 780 degrees celsius - where…
56 terms
Science Earth's Interior
Earth Science
Geology
Geologist
Model
The study of the Earth and the processes that affect the Earth
The study of the Earth and its formation
A person who studies the Earth and the processes that shape t…
A representation of an object or process that is presented
Earth Science
The study of the Earth and the processes that affect the Earth
Geology
The study of the Earth and its formation
Science: Earth's Interior
Earth Science
Geology
Geologist
Model
The study of the Earth and the processes that affect it
The study of Earth and its formation
The person who studies the Earth and the processes that shape…
A representation of an object or processes that is displayed…
Earth Science
The study of the Earth and the processes that affect it
Geology
The study of Earth and its formation
8 terms
Science Earth's Interior
Earthquakes
Focus
Seismologist
Epicenter
Sudden, often violent shaking of the ground due to sudden rel…
Where the earthquakes energy is released
Scientist who studies earthquakes
The point of the earths surface directly above the focus
Earthquakes
Sudden, often violent shaking of the ground due to sudden rel…
Focus
Where the earthquakes energy is released
Science, Earth's Interior
crust
mantle
outer core
mineral
Earth's outermost layer.
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 solid inorganic substance of natural occurrence.
crust
Earth's outermost layer.
mantle
The layer of hot, solid material between Earth's crust and co…
11 terms
science: Earth's interior
siesmic waves
pressure
crust
lithosphere
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 rigid layer made up of the uppermost part of the mantle and…
siesmic waves
vibrations that travel through earth carrying the energy rele…
pressure
the force exerted on a surface divided by the area over which…
56 terms
Earth's Interior (Science)
Earth science
Geology
Model
Lithosphere
Study of the earth and the processes that affect it
Study of the earth and its formation
Representation of an object or process that is displayed in a…
Crust and (part)Mantle... Rigid, brittle
Earth science
Study of the earth and the processes that affect it
Geology
Study of the earth and its formation
Earth's Interior (Science)
Earth science
Geology
Model
Lithosphere
Study of the earth and the processes that affect it
Study of the earth and its formation
Representation of an object or process that is displayed in a…
Crust and (part)Mantle... Rigid, brittle
Earth science
Study of the earth and the processes that affect it
Geology
Study of the earth and its formation
science vocab Earth's interior
Crust
Mantle
lithosphere
asthenosphere
The layer of rock that forms earth's outer surface
a layer of hot, solid material between earth's crust and core
a rigid layer made up of the uppermost part of the mantle and…
a soft layer of the mantle on which the lithosphere floats.
Crust
The layer of rock that forms earth's outer surface
Mantle
a layer of hot, solid material between earth's crust and core
23 terms
Science-Earth's Interior
How do geologists learn about the Eart…
Seismic waves
3 main layers of Earth's crust
How are the layers of the earth's crus…
1) Direct evidence from rock samples & 2) indirect evidence f…
Tell geologists that the earth is made up of several layers
Crust, mantle & core
Size, composition, temperature & pressure
How do geologists learn about the Eart…
1) Direct evidence from rock samples & 2) indirect evidence f…
Seismic waves
Tell geologists that the earth is made up of several layers
16 terms
Science - Earth's Interior
Drilled from deep inside Earth allow g…
produced by earthquakes allow scientis…
What are the three main layers of Earth
layer of ? that forms Earth's outer "s…
Direct evidence from rock samples
Indirect evidence from seismic waves
Crust, Mantle, Core
Solid Rock - Crust
Drilled from deep inside Earth allow g…
Direct evidence from rock samples
produced by earthquakes allow scientis…
Indirect evidence from seismic waves
21 terms
Science earth's interior
Mantle
Core
Crust
Lisosphere
Layer under crust
Innermost,hottest,and has most pressure of any layer.Made of…
Layer of solid rock that includes dry land and the ocean floor
crust and uppermost part of mantle.Made of rigid and brittle…
Mantle
Layer under crust
Core
Innermost,hottest,and has most pressure of any layer.Made of…
10 terms
SCIENCE- Earth's Interior
lithosphere
asthenosphere
mesosphere
outer core
100 kilometers thick.... - It includes the crust and the upper m…
upper Mantle... - plastic and allows the Lithosphere to float on…
most of the mantle
liquid... - thickness of approximately 2250 kilometers.top most…
lithosphere
100 kilometers thick.... - It includes the crust and the upper m…
asthenosphere
upper Mantle... - plastic and allows the Lithosphere to float on…
16 terms
Science Earth's Interior
Geologists
Rock
Geology
Constructive Forces
Scientists who study the earth
The matieral that forms earths hard surface
The study of rocks
Shapes the surface by pushing up mountains and forming landma…
Geologists
Scientists who study the earth
Rock
The matieral that forms earths hard surface
12 terms
Science- EARTH'S INTERIOR
Pressure
seismic waves
crust
basalt
the force exerted on a surface divided by the area over which…
vibrations that travel through earth carrying the energy rele…
the layer of rock that forms earth's outer surface
a dark dense igneous rock with fine texture// found in oceani…
Pressure
the force exerted on a surface divided by the area over which…
seismic waves
vibrations that travel through earth carrying the energy rele…
18 terms
Science Earth's Interior
Geologists
1. Chemical ... 2. Physical... 3. Map... 4. Lan…
Rock
Geology
_______- Scientists who study the forces that make and shape…
Geologists:... 1. study ________ and _________ characteristics o…
_______- The material that forms Earth's hard surface
______- The study of planet earth
Geologists
_______- Scientists who study the forces that make and shape…
1. Chemical ... 2. Physical... 3. Map... 4. Lan…
Geologists:... 1. study ________ and _________ characteristics o…
56 terms
Earth's Interior (Science)
Earth science
Geology
Model
Lithosphere
Study of the earth and the processes that affect it
Study of the earth and its formation
Representation of an object or process that is displayed in a…
Crust and (part)Mantle... Rigid, brittle
Earth science
Study of the earth and the processes that affect it
Geology
Study of the earth and its formation
23 terms
Science Earth's Interior
Crust
Mantle
Core
Metal Iron and Nickel
The outer surface, or skin, of the earth.
The part of the earth below the crust and above the core
The middle, or center of the earth.
What the core is mostly made of
Crust
The outer surface, or skin, of the earth.
Mantle
The part of the earth below the crust and above the core
18 terms
Science Earth's Interior
Earthquake
Seismic-
Focus
Epicenter
- Shaking and vibrating of the Earth caused by sudden release…
Earthquakes
- The point where the energy of the earthquake is released.
- The point in the Earth's surface directly above the focus.
Earthquake
- Shaking and vibrating of the Earth caused by sudden release…
Seismic-
Earthquakes
10 terms
Science Earth's Interior
Seismic waves
Pressure
Crust
Basalt
Vibrations that travel through earth carrying the energy rele…
The force pressing on an area
The layer of rock that forms earth's outer skin
Dark color rock with a fine texture
Seismic waves
Vibrations that travel through earth carrying the energy rele…
Pressure
The force pressing on an area
56 terms
Earth's Interior (Science)
Earth science
Geology
Geologist
Model
...
The study of the earth and how it formed
A person who studies the earth and how it formed
A small, manageable, to scale representation of an object or…
Earth science
...
Geology
The study of the earth and how it formed
57 terms
Science: Earth's Interior
Earth Science
Geology
Geologist
Model
The study of the Earth and the processes that affect it
The study of Earth and its formation
The person who studies the Earth and the processes that shape…
A representation of an object or processes that is displayed…
Earth Science
The study of the Earth and the processes that affect it
Geology
The study of Earth and its formation
11 terms
Science Earth's Interior
Crust
Oceanic crust
Continental crust
The Earth's layers
Earth's thinnest layer, ranging from about 5 km to about 100…
The rock that makes up the ocean floor
The lighter, older, and thicker part of the crust that makes…
Crust, Mantle, Outer core, Inner core
Crust
Earth's thinnest layer, ranging from about 5 km to about 100…
Oceanic crust
The rock that makes up the ocean floor
45 terms
Science-Earth's Interior
Geologists
Constructive Forces
Destructive Forces
Geology
Scientists that study the forces that make and shape Earth
Forces that shape the surface by building up mountains and la…
Forces that slowly wear away mountains and other surface feat…
Study of Earth
Geologists
Scientists that study the forces that make and shape Earth
Constructive Forces
Forces that shape the surface by building up mountains and la…
8 terms
Science earth's interior
Seismic waves
Pressure
Crust
Mantle
Vibrations that travel through earth carrying the energy rele…
The force exerted on a surface divided by the total area over…
The layer of rock that forms earth's outer surface
The layer of hot,solid material between earths crust and core
Seismic waves
Vibrations that travel through earth carrying the energy rele…
Pressure
The force exerted on a surface divided by the total area over…
20 terms
Earth's Interior-Science
Assess
Imply
Convert
Relevant
To evaluate
To strongly suggest
to change the first form to the next
to be needed closely connected to something
Assess
To evaluate
Imply
To strongly suggest
18 terms
Science Earth's Interior
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…
12 terms
Earth Science- Earth's Interior
What are the 2 main types of evidence?
The main layers of the earth are:
What is the layer of solid rock that f…
It includes both dry land and ocean fl…
direct and indirect
Inner core, outer core, mantle, crust
the crust
the crust
What are the 2 main types of evidence?
direct and indirect
The main layers of the earth are:
Inner core, outer core, mantle, crust
44 terms
Science Earth's Interior
3 main layers of earth
Crust
How thick is the crust?
2 types of crust
Crust, mantle,core
Layer of rock that forms earths outer skin
5-40 km
Oceanic crust, and continental crust
3 main layers of earth
Crust, mantle,core
Crust
Layer of rock that forms earths outer skin
54 terms
Science: Earth's Interior
first
second
third
fourth
moho
inner core
outer core
mantle
first
moho
second
inner core
27 terms
Science: Earth's Interior
How long ago was the Earth formed?
What formed the Earth?
What caused energy and heat for the in…
Differentiation (pretty colors)
4.6 billion years ago
Dense rocky and metallic material
collisions... gravity ... radioactive decay
gravity pulling high density materiel towards center
How long ago was the Earth formed?
4.6 billion years ago
What formed the Earth?
Dense rocky and metallic material
50 terms
Science- Earth's Interior
Indirect Evidence
How old is the Earth?
Constructive Forces
Destructive Forces
Gathering info about something without being able to see it
4.6 billion years old
The forces that build up landmasses over a long period of time
The forces that wear away landmasses over a long period of time
Indirect Evidence
Gathering info about something without being able to see it
How old is the Earth?
4.6 billion years old
22 terms
Science- Earth's Interior
what is the name of a person who studi…
what do scientists use to determine th…
what are the layers of the earth from…
what's the composition of the crust?
a geologist
seismic waves
crust, mantle, outer core, inner core
made of basalt and granite, thinnest layer
what is the name of a person who studi…
a geologist
what do scientists use to determine th…
seismic waves
32 terms
Science Earth's interior
geologists
Rocks
What do geologists study?
geology
are scientists who study the forces that make and shape the p…
geologists study the chemical and physical characteristics of…
they study the processes that create Earth's features and sea…
the study of planet Earth.
geologists
are scientists who study the forces that make and shape the p…
Rocks
geologists study the chemical and physical characteristics of…
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