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Inside the Earth - Plate Tectonics
Crust
Mantle
Core
Plate tectonics
An outer layer of the Earth
inner layer of the Earth
inner most layer of the Earth
the part of the Earth that has many plates that move
Crust
An outer layer of the Earth
Mantle
inner layer of the Earth
39 terms
Science Inside Earth: Chapter 1 Plate Tectonics
Seismic Waves
Pressure
Crust
Basalt
- Vibrations that travel through the Earth carrying the energ…
- This happens/results when a force presses on an area... - The…
- The layer of (solid) rock that forms EARTH'S OUTER SURFACE,…
DARK (colored) & DENSE (texture) rock with a fine texture, fo…
Seismic Waves
- Vibrations that travel through the Earth carrying the energ…
Pressure
- This happens/results when a force presses on an area... - The…
37 terms
Inside the Earth Plate Tectonics
Outer core
Continental Crust
Asthenosphere
Theory of Plate Tectonics
Layer of the Earth that's made up of liquid Iron and Nickel
portion of the Earth's crust that makes up mountains and the…
soft layer (plastic like) of the mantle on which the lithosph…
It states that the Earth is divided into plates and that the…
Outer core
Layer of the Earth that's made up of liquid Iron and Nickel
Continental Crust
portion of the Earth's crust that makes up mountains and the…
28 terms
Inside The Earth & Plate Tectonics
the chemical makeup of a substance
Earth's outermost and least dense layer
the layer of Earth below the crust and…
the innermost and densest layer of Ear…
Composition
crust
mantle
core
the chemical makeup of a substance
Composition
Earth's outermost and least dense layer
crust
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Science Inside Earth: Chapter 1 Plate Tectonics
Seismic Waves
Pressure
Crust
Basalt
- Vibrations that travel through the Earth carrying the energ…
- This happens/results when a force presses on an area... - The…
- The layer of (solid) rock that forms EARTH'S OUTER SURFACE,…
DARK (colored) & DENSE (texture) rock with a fine texture, fo…
Seismic Waves
- Vibrations that travel through the Earth carrying the energ…
Pressure
- This happens/results when a force presses on an area... - The…
31 terms
Inside Earth - Plate Tectonics
seismic waves
pressure
crust
basalt
caused by earthquakes; used to study structure of earth.
force pressing on an area
layer of rock that forms the outer skin
dark rock with fine texture found in the crust
seismic waves
caused by earthquakes; used to study structure of earth.
pressure
force pressing on an area
25 terms
Science Inside Earth: Chapter 1 Plate Tectonics
How far do you have to travel to reach…
What are the two main types of evidenc…
What are the high temperatures inside…
Seismic Waves
Over 6,000 kilometers
- Direct evidence from rock samples... - Indirect evidence from…
- Heat left over from the formation of the planet... - Radioacti…
- Vibrations that travel through the Earth carrying the energ…
How far do you have to travel to reach…
Over 6,000 kilometers
What are the two main types of evidenc…
- Direct evidence from rock samples... - Indirect evidence from…
Inside Earth- Plate Tectonics
Three main layers of the Earth
Heat inside the Earth comes from
Pressure inside the Earth comes from
What is the crust
Crust, Mantle and Core
Core
The weight from the rock above
The layer of rock that forms the Earth's outer covering
Three main layers of the Earth
Crust, Mantle and Core
Heat inside the Earth comes from
Core
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Science Explorer Inside Earth Chapter 1: Plate Tectonics
Heat Transfer
Convection Currents
Crust
Granite
Movement of energy from a warmer object to a colder object
Heat transfer by the movement of a heated fluid
Layer of rock that forms outer skin of the earth
The main type of rock that makes up the continental crust (le…
Heat Transfer
Movement of energy from a warmer object to a colder object
Convection Currents
Heat transfer by the movement of a heated fluid
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Inside the Earth and Plate Tectonics
Crust
Mantle
Core
Continental Drift
Divided into sections that move, outside of the earth
middle section of the earth. Moving because of convection cur…
Inside section of the Earth, composed of an inner and outer s…
Theory that explains how continents shift position on Earth's…
Crust
Divided into sections that move, outside of the earth
Mantle
middle section of the earth. Moving because of convection cur…
27 terms
Science Explorer Inside Earth Chapter 1: Plate Tectonics
Heat Transfer
Radiation
Conduction
Convection Currents
Movement of energy from a warmer object to a colder object
Transfer of energy through empty space
Heat transfer through direct contact of particles of matter
Heat transfer by the movement of a heated fluid
Heat Transfer
Movement of energy from a warmer object to a colder object
Radiation
Transfer of energy through empty space
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Inside Earth Plate Tectonics
plate
scientific theory
plate tectonics
fault
similar to an eggshell that is cracked, lithosphere is "crack…
well tested concept that explains a wide range of observations
pieces of Earth's lithosphere that are in slow, constant moti…
breaks in the Earth's crust. These boundries are categorized…
plate
similar to an eggshell that is cracked, lithosphere is "crack…
scientific theory
well tested concept that explains a wide range of observations
34 terms
Science Inside Earth: Chapter 1 Plate Tectonics
Seismic Waves
Pressure
Crust
Basalt
- Vibrations that travel through the Earth carrying the energ…
- This happens/results when a force presses on an area... - The…
- The layer of (solid) rock that forms EARTH'S OUTER SURFACE,…
DARK (colored) & DENSE (texture) rock with a fine texture, fo…
Seismic Waves
- Vibrations that travel through the Earth carrying the energ…
Pressure
- This happens/results when a force presses on an area... - The…
50 terms
Inside Earth - Plate Tectonics
geologist
geology
constructive forces
destructive forces
scientist who studies forces that make and shape the planet
the study of the planet Earth
forces that shape the Earth's surface by building up mountain…
forces that slowly wear away mountains and other features on…
geologist
scientist who studies forces that make and shape the planet
geology
the study of the planet Earth
27 terms
Science Explorer Inside Earth Chapter 1: Plate Tectonics
Heat Transfer
Radiation
Conduction
Convection Currents
Movement of energy from a warmer object to a colder object
Transfer of energy through empty space
Heat transfer through direct contact of particles of matter
Heat transfer by the movement of a heated fluid
Heat Transfer
Movement of energy from a warmer object to a colder object
Radiation
Transfer of energy through empty space
29 terms
Science Inside Earth: Chapter 1 Plate Tectonics
Seismic Waves
Crust
Mantle
happens when earthquake.
- The layer of (solid) rock that forms EARTH'S OUTER SURFACE,…
- The layer of hot, solid rock located BETWEEN the Earth's CR…
Seismic Waves
happens when earthquake.
Crust
- The layer of (solid) rock that forms EARTH'S OUTER SURFACE,…
34 terms
Science Inside Earth: Chapter 1 Plate Tectonics
Seismic Waves
Pressure
Crust
Basalt
- Vibrations that travel through the Earth carrying the energ…
- This happens/results when a force presses on an area... - The…
- The layer of (solid) rock that forms EARTH'S OUTER SURFACE,…
DARK (colored) & DENSE (texture) rock with a fine texture, fo…
Seismic Waves
- Vibrations that travel through the Earth carrying the energ…
Pressure
- This happens/results when a force presses on an area... - The…
59 terms
Earth Science Plate Tectonics
crust
lithosphere
mantle
outer core
The thin and solid outermost layer of the Earth above the man…
The solid part of the earth consisting of the crust and outer…
The layer of the earth between the crust and the core.
The liquid metal layer deep inside earth.
crust
The thin and solid outermost layer of the Earth above the man…
lithosphere
The solid part of the earth consisting of the crust and outer…
42 terms
(Inside Earth) Chapter 1: Plate Tectonics- Vocabulary
convection
conduction
radiation
seismic waves
Process by which, in a fluid being heated, the warmer part of…
Form of heat transfer where heat energy is directly transferr…
-Heat transferred from one object through space/atmosphere to…
vibrations that travel through Earth carrying the energy rele…
convection
Process by which, in a fluid being heated, the warmer part of…
conduction
Form of heat transfer where heat energy is directly transferr…
31 terms
Earth Science Plate Tectonics Vocabulary
Lithospheric Plates
Tectonic Plates
Divergent Plates
Convergent Plates
...
...
...
...
Lithospheric Plates
...
Tectonic Plates
...
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Earth Science - Plate Tectonics
Plate Tectonics
Alfred Wegener
Pangea
Crust
The theory that the earth is broken into plates and are in mo…
Proposed the continental drift theory in the 1900s
term for the super continent which contained all the plates t…
The thin and solid outermost layer of the Earth above the man…
Plate Tectonics
The theory that the earth is broken into plates and are in mo…
Alfred Wegener
Proposed the continental drift theory in the 1900s
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Earth Science: plate tectonics vocabulary
Lithospheric Plates
Plate Tectonics
Lithosphere
Asthenosphere
A number of rigid, but moving, pieces of the Earth's surface.
Theory of the formation and movement of the plates that cover…
The outer shell of Earth that extends to a depth of 100km.
The partially melted layer of the mantle that underlies the l…
Lithospheric Plates
A number of rigid, but moving, pieces of the Earth's surface.
Plate Tectonics
Theory of the formation and movement of the plates that cover…
25 terms
Holt Science and Technology: Inside the Restless Earth Chapter 4, Plate Tectonics
crust
mantle
core
lithosphere
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
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 rock between the earth's crust and core
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Inside the Earth and Plate Tectonics
Explain how geologists learn about the…
Using data from seismic waves, geologi…
What are the 4 layers of the Earth's i…
What are the names of the two layers o…
1)through direct evidence from rock samples ... 2)indirect evide…
Several layers
1)Inner core... 2)outer core... 3)mantle... 4)crust
1)Lithosphere... 2)Asthenosphere
Explain how geologists learn about the…
1)through direct evidence from rock samples ... 2)indirect evide…
Using data from seismic waves, geologi…
Several layers
19 terms
Earth Science - Plate Tectonics
Plate Tectonics
Alfred Wegener
Pangea
Crust
The theory that the earth is broken into plates and are in mo…
Proposed the continental drift theory in the 1900s
term for the super continent which contained all the plates t…
The thin and solid outermost layer of the Earth above the man…
Plate Tectonics
The theory that the earth is broken into plates and are in mo…
Alfred Wegener
Proposed the continental drift theory in the 1900s
21 terms
Earth Science - Plate Tectonics
Crust
Mantle
Core
Lithosphere
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.
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 rock between the Earth's crust and core.
38 terms
Inside Earth Ch 1 Plate Tectonics
constructive force
rock
seismic wave
continent
a force that builds up mountains and landmasses on Earth's su…
the material that forms the Earth's hard surface
a vibration that travels through Earth carrying the energy re…
a great landmass surrounded by oceans
constructive force
a force that builds up mountains and landmasses on Earth's su…
rock
the material that forms the Earth's hard surface
27 terms
Science Explorer Inside Earth Chapter 1: Plate Tectonics
Heat Transfer
Radiation
Conduction
Convection Currents
Movement of energy from a warmer object to a colder object
Transfer of energy through empty space
Heat transfer through direct contact of particles of matter
Heat transfer by the movement of a heated fluid
Heat Transfer
Movement of energy from a warmer object to a colder object
Radiation
Transfer of energy through empty space
12 terms
Science Explorer Inside Earth Chapter 1: Plate Tectonics
Heat Transfer
Geologists
Crust
Mantle
Movement of energy from a warmer object to a colder object
Scientists who...... -Study the forces that make and shape the e…
Layer of rock that forms outer skin of the earth
Layer of hot rock underneath the crust
Heat Transfer
Movement of energy from a warmer object to a colder object
Geologists
Scientists who...... -Study the forces that make and shape the e…
32 terms
7th Science Book F- Inside Earth (ch 1) Plate Tectonics
Forces that shape Earth's surface by b…
continental crust consists mainly of t…
Scientists rejected Wegener's theory b…
Subduction is
constructive forces
granite
explain what force pushes or pulls continents
the process by which oceanic crust sinks beneath the trenches
Forces that shape Earth's surface by b…
constructive forces
continental crust consists mainly of t…
granite
42 terms
Plate Tectonics Earth Science
Layers
Asthenosphere
Lithosphere
Mesosphere
The Earth is composed of several _____________.
A layer of slowly flowing rock in the mantle.
The outermost, ridged layer of the Earth
The strong, lower part of the mantle
Layers
The Earth is composed of several _____________.
Asthenosphere
A layer of slowly flowing rock in the mantle.
Inside Earth Ch 1 Plate Tectonics Flock
constructive force
rock
seismic wave
continent
a force that builds up mountains and landmasses on Earth's su…
the material that forms the Earth's hard surface
a vibration that travels through Earth carrying the energy re…
a great landmass surrounded by oceans
constructive force
a force that builds up mountains and landmasses on Earth's su…
rock
the material that forms the Earth's hard surface
30 terms
Inside Earth - Plate Tectonics - Chapter 1
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 ocea…
Seismic Waves
Vibrations that travel through Earth carrying the energy rele…
Pressure
The force exerted on a surface divided by the area over which…
31 terms
Plate Tectonics (Chapter 1, Inside Earth)
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…
31 terms
Inside Earth: Chapter 1- Plate Tectonics
seismic waves
pressure
crust
basalt
A vibration that travels through Earth carrying the energy re…
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
A vibration that travels through Earth carrying the energy re…
pressure
The force exerted on a surface divided by the area over which…
24 terms
Earth Science Chapter 4 Plate Tectonics Vocabulary
Crust
Mantle
Core
Lithosphere
the thin and solid outermost layer of the Earth above the man…
the layer of Earth below the mantle
the central part of the Earth below the mantle
the solid, outermost layer of the Earth that consists of the…
Crust
the thin and solid outermost layer of the Earth above the man…
Mantle
the layer of Earth below the mantle
21 terms
Earth Science Vocabulary/Plate Tectonics
continental drift
plate tectonics
convection
convection current
the hypothesis that states the continents were once joined in…
the theory that the Earth's lithosphere is divided into tecto…
the transfer of thermal energy /heat by the movement of a liq…
the current in Earth's mantle that transfer heat in the Earth…
continental drift
the hypothesis that states the continents were once joined in…
plate tectonics
the theory that the Earth's lithosphere is divided into tecto…
27 terms
Science Explorer Inside Earth Chapter 1: Plate Tectonics
Heat Transfer
Radiation
Conduction
Convection Currents
Movement of energy from a warmer object to a colder object
Transfer of energy through empty space
Heat transfer through direct contact of particles of matter
Heat transfer by the movement of a heated fluid
Heat Transfer
Movement of energy from a warmer object to a colder object
Radiation
Transfer of energy through empty space
21 terms
Plate Tectonics Vocabulary, Earth Science
Continental Drift
Alfred Wegener
Pangaea
Plate Tectonics
The gradual movement of the continents across the earth's sur…
German meteorologist and geophysicist: originated theory of c…
Pangaea is a hypothetical supercontinent that included all cu…
A theory explaining the structure of the earth's crust and ma…
Continental Drift
The gradual movement of the continents across the earth's sur…
Alfred Wegener
German meteorologist and geophysicist: originated theory of c…
15 terms
Earth science- plate tectonics vocabulary
Asthenosphere
Continental drift
Pangea
Rift
The solid, plastic layer of the mantle beneath the lithospher…
The supercontinent that formed 300 million years ago and bega…
The hypothesis that states the continents once formed a singl…
A ridge where magma rises from deep inside the forms as magma…
Asthenosphere
The solid, plastic layer of the mantle beneath the lithospher…
Continental drift
The supercontinent that formed 300 million years ago and bega…
13 terms
Plate Tectonics/Earth Science
Fujita Scale
subduction zone
longitude
caldera
______ ______... (sorry for #s)
_____ _____
______
______
Fujita Scale
______ ______... (sorry for #s)
subduction zone
_____ _____
34 terms
Plate Tectonics Vocabulary (Earth Science)
Crust
Mantle
Core
Lithosphere
The outermost layer of the earth.
The layer of the earth between the crust and the core.
Extends from the bottom of the mantle to the Center of the Ea…
The outermost rigid layer of the earth.
Crust
The outermost layer of the earth.
Mantle
The layer of the earth between the crust and the core.
23 terms
Earth Science (Plate Tectonics Vocabulary)
crust
mantle
outer core
inner core
thinnest outermost layer
largest plastic-like layer
liquid iron and nickel
solid, dense iron and nickel
crust
thinnest outermost layer
mantle
largest plastic-like layer
15 terms
Plate Tectonics - Vocabulary | Earth Science
Inner Core
Lithosphere/Crust
Mantle
Outer Core
The very center of the Earth, and the hottest part of the pla…
The rigid outer part of the Earth, consisting the crust and u…
The region of the earth's interior between the crust and the…
The internal structure of Earth.
Inner Core
The very center of the Earth, and the hottest part of the pla…
Lithosphere/Crust
The rigid outer part of the Earth, consisting the crust and u…
50 terms
Science Explorer-Inside Earth Chapter 1-Plate Tectonics
These are also known as "Earthquake" w…
This results from a force pressing on…
The layer of solid rock that includes…
This is the most common igneous rock o…
Seismic waves
Pressure
Crust
Basalt
These are also known as "Earthquake" w…
Seismic waves
This results from a force pressing on…
Pressure
38 terms
Science Explorer Inside Earth Chapter 1: Plate Tectonics
Heat Transfer
Radiation
Conduction
Convection Currents
Movement of energy from a warmer object to a colder object
Transfer of energy through empty space
Heat transfer through direct contact of particles of matter
flow that transfer heat within a fluid
Heat Transfer
Movement of energy from a warmer object to a colder object
Radiation
Transfer of energy through empty space
34 terms
Science Inside Earth: Chapter 1 Plate Tectonics - vocabulary-list-hf-wirth-6th-grade-science
Seismic Waves
Pressure
Crust
Mantle
- Vibrations that travel through the Earth carrying the energ…
- This happens/results when a force presses on an area... - The…
- The layer of (solid) rock that forms EARTH'S OUTER SURFACE,…
- The layer of hot, solid rock located BETWEEN the Earth's CR…
Seismic Waves
- Vibrations that travel through the Earth carrying the energ…
Pressure
- This happens/results when a force presses on an area... - The…
59 terms
Earth Science Plate Tectonics
crust
lithosphere
mantle
outer core
The thin and solid outermost layer of the Earth above the man…
The solid part of the earth consisting of the crust and outer…
The layer of the earth between the crust and the core.
The liquid metal layer deep inside earth.
crust
The thin and solid outermost layer of the Earth above the man…
lithosphere
The solid part of the earth consisting of the crust and outer…
29 terms
Science Inside Earth: Chapter 1 Plate Tectonics - Maia Vocab Test
Seismic Waves
Pressure
Crust
Mantle
- Vibrations that travel through the Earth carrying the energ…
- This happens/results when a force presses on an area... - The…
- The layer of (solid) rock that forms EARTH'S OUTER SURFACE,…
- The layer of hot, solid rock located BETWEEN the Earth's CR…
Seismic Waves
- Vibrations that travel through the Earth carrying the energ…
Pressure
- This happens/results when a force presses on an area... - The…
38 terms
1) Inside Earth-Chapter 1-Plate Tectonics
rotate
revolve
Protoplanet Hypothesis
crust
to move around an axis inside the object (internal axis); the…
to move around an axis outside the object (external axis); th…
favored explanation for the formation of the solar system and…
thinnest, outer layer of the Earth; broken up into plates; mo…
rotate
to move around an axis inside the object (internal axis); the…
revolve
to move around an axis outside the object (external axis); th…
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