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Science Vocabulary - Layers of the Earth
igneous r.
sedimentary r.
metamorphic r.
mantle
Rock that has been melted and then hardens
When small rocks joined together
Rocks changed to something else by heat & etc.
A thick layer between Earth's crust & core
igneous r.
Rock that has been melted and then hardens
sedimentary r.
When small rocks joined together
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Science Vocabulary - Layers of the Earth
Crust
Mantle
Core
Lithosphere
the outermost layer of rock of which a planet consists, espec…
the region of the earth's interior between the crust and the…
the dense central region of a planet, especially the nickel-i…
the rigid outer part of the earth, consisting of the crust an…
Crust
the outermost layer of rock of which a planet consists, espec…
Mantle
the region of the earth's interior between the crust and the…
Earth Science: Earth Layers & Waves
Seismic Wave
Reflection
Seismograph
Mantle
a wave of energy that travels through the Earth and away from…
The bouncing back of a wave when it hits a surface through wh…
an instrument that records vibrations in the ground and deter…
the layer of rock between the Earth's crust and core
Seismic Wave
a wave of energy that travels through the Earth and away from…
Reflection
The bouncing back of a wave when it hits a surface through wh…
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Earth Science Vocabulary-layers of earth and air
biosphere
lithosphere
atmosphere
hydrosphere
the whole area of Earth where life exists; made up of land (l…
the hard outermost layer of Earth; made up of the crust and t…
a mixture of gases that surrounds Earth; 78% nitrogen, 21% ox…
the surface of waters of Earth and the water vapor in the atm…
biosphere
the whole area of Earth where life exists; made up of land (l…
lithosphere
the hard outermost layer of Earth; made up of the crust and t…
Science: Layers of the Earth Vocabulary
Geologist
density
crust
mantle
A scientist who studies the non-living parts of the Earth as…
The degree of compactness of a substance
The thin, outer most layer of the Earth. Composed of basalt (…
the thickest layer of the Earth composed of hot rock between…
Geologist
A scientist who studies the non-living parts of the Earth as…
density
The degree of compactness of a substance
Science layers of the earth vocabulary
Crust
Basalt
Granite
List so sphere
The layer of rock that forms over earths outer surface
A dark dense igneous rock with a fine texture found an oceani…
A usually light colored igneous rock that is formed in contin…
A rigid layer made up of the uppermost part of the mantle and…
Crust
The layer of rock that forms over earths outer surface
Basalt
A dark dense igneous rock with a fine texture found an oceani…
science vocabulary (layers of the earth)
composition: core
composition: mantel
composition: crust
physical layers: inner core
-mostly iron and nickel... -dense... -inner = solid
-mostly iron and magnesium... -liquid
-silicon and oxygen
solid 6000+ degrees outer layers add pressure so it can't melt
composition: core
-mostly iron and nickel... -dense... -inner = solid
composition: mantel
-mostly iron and magnesium... -liquid
Science Vocabulary Earths Layers
what is the outermost layer of the ear…
What is the region of the interior of…
Measurment of the mass of an object di…
the central region of the earth made p…
Crust
Mantle
dentsity
core
what is the outermost layer of the ear…
Crust
What is the region of the interior of…
Mantle
Science Vocabulary- Earths Layers
Density
Convection Current
Continental Drift
Pangea
the degree of compactness of a substance.
a current in a fluid that results from convection.
the gradual movement of the continents across the earth's sur…
Pangaea is a hypothetical supercontinent that included all cu…
Density
the degree of compactness of a substance.
Convection Current
a current in a fluid that results from convection.
Earths layers vocabulary (science)
Compound
Crust
Mantle
Core
A substance made up of atoms off two or more different elemen…
The outermost layer of the earth, located above the mantle; t…
The layer of rock (some mushy and melted, called magma) betwe…
The central part of the earth below the mantle, outer core is…
Compound
A substance made up of atoms off two or more different elemen…
Crust
The outermost layer of the earth, located above the mantle; t…
Science - Layers of the Earth/Volcanoes
crust
mantle
core
magma
the outer layer of the Earth. It is thin and made mostly of r…
the thick and hot middle layer of the Earth
the inner layer the Earth. It has two parts: the inner and ou…
melted rock inside the Earth
crust
the outer layer of the Earth. It is thin and made mostly of r…
mantle
the thick and hot middle layer of the Earth
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Science vocabulary for the earths layers
Pangea
Trench
Mide ocean ridge
Rift valley
The landmass created when all, the continents were connected…
Long deep sunken area on the ocean floor found along the subd…
Underwater mountain range formed along divergent boundary
Area of low flat land between the mountains ranges that forms…
Pangea
The landmass created when all, the continents were connected…
Trench
Long deep sunken area on the ocean floor found along the subd…
Science: Earth's Layers
Crust
Mantle
Outer Core
Inner Core
Earth's cool outer layer of mostly solid rock
Earth's large middle area
liquid layer made up of melted iron and nickel
layer made up of solid iron and nickel
Crust
Earth's cool outer layer of mostly solid rock
Mantle
Earth's large middle area
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Layers of Earth Vocabulary
What are the 4 layers of the Earth?
What is a property?
What is indirect evidence?
What is direct evidence?
Crust, Mantle, Outer core, Inner core
a feature or characteristic of matter by which it is identifi…
not directly measurable, inferred using the senses
measurable and observable.
What are the 4 layers of the Earth?
Crust, Mantle, Outer core, Inner core
What is a property?
a feature or characteristic of matter by which it is identifi…
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Earth Science Layers of the atmosphere Vocabulary
Direct Light
Indirect Light
Trophospere
Stratosphere
covers a smaller area and is more intense
Spread over a wide area but is less intense
The layer where all of the weather happens and where all livi…
The layer where the ozone layer is at. It protects from meteo…
Direct Light
covers a smaller area and is more intense
Indirect Light
Spread over a wide area but is less intense
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Earth Science: Earth's Layers Vocabulary
crust
continental crust
oceanic crust
mantle
the thin and solid outermost layer of the Earth above the man…
a solid, thin outermost layer of Earth
Earth's crust located under the ocean
layer of rock between the Earth's crust and core... hottest layer
crust
the thin and solid outermost layer of the Earth above the man…
continental crust
a solid, thin outermost layer of Earth
6th Grade Science - Vocabulary Layers of the Earth
crust
lithosphere
asthenosphere
core
the brittle outer layer of the Earth (Includes continents (la…
(LIH thuh sfihr) the rigid, outermost layer of Earth that inc…
(as THE nuh sfir) the partially melted portion of the mantle…
the dense, metallic center of Earth. (OUTER core-thought to b…
crust
the brittle outer layer of the Earth (Includes continents (la…
lithosphere
(LIH thuh sfihr) the rigid, outermost layer of Earth that inc…
Earth Science - Layers of the Earth
inner core
outer core
mantle
crust
A dense sphere of solid iron and nickel in the center of Earth.
It is the Earth's liquid layer composed of iron and nickel wh…
Earth's thickest layer made of hot rock and is less dense tha…
The outer layer of Earth's made of solid rock
inner core
A dense sphere of solid iron and nickel in the center of Earth.
outer core
It is the Earth's liquid layer composed of iron and nickel wh…
7 terms
6th Earth Science-Layers of the Earth
geology
density
crust
lithoshpere
The study of the forces that make and shape the earth.
The amount of matter in a unit of volume.
Thinnest layer of the earth; made of mostly silicon and oxygen.
A rigid layer made up of the uppermost part of the mantle and…
geology
The study of the forces that make and shape the earth.
density
The amount of matter in a unit of volume.
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Science vocabulary (Earth's Layers)
Inner core
Outer core
Mantle
Lithosphere
A dense sphere of solid iron and nickel at the center of the…
A layer of molten iron and nickel that surrounds the inner co…
The layer of hot, solid material between Earth's crust and core
A rigid layer made up of the uppermost part of the mantle and…
Inner core
A dense sphere of solid iron and nickel at the center of the…
Outer core
A layer of molten iron and nickel that surrounds the inner co…
15 terms
Science vocabulary (Earth's Layers)
Inner core
Outer core
Mantle
Lithosphere
A dense sphere of solid iron and nickel at the center of the…
A layer of molten iron and nickel that surrounds the inner co…
The layer of hot, solid material between Earth's crust and core
A rigid layer made up of the uppermost part of the mantle and…
Inner core
A dense sphere of solid iron and nickel at the center of the…
Outer core
A layer of molten iron and nickel that surrounds the inner co…
19 terms
Science vocabulary. Earth's Layers.
Inner core
Outer Core
Mantle
Crust
Is a ball of hot solid metals. (There is eormous pressure at…
Layer of liquid metals that surrounds the inner core
Earth's thickest layer, measuring nearly 2,900 kilometers (1,…
A thin layer of cool rock. It surrounds Earth somewhat like a…
Inner core
Is a ball of hot solid metals. (There is eormous pressure at…
Outer Core
Layer of liquid metals that surrounds the inner core
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Layers of the Earth-SCIENCE
Pangaea
Asthenosphere
Lithosphere
Mantle
Large, ancient landmass that was composed of all the continen…
the lower layer of the crust
the solid part of the earth consisting of the crust and outer…
The layer of hot, solid material between Earth's crust and core
Pangaea
Large, ancient landmass that was composed of all the continen…
Asthenosphere
the lower layer of the crust
Science Vocabulary (layers of the earth, seismic waves, etc.)
crust
mantle
inner core
mesosphere
the thin and solid outer most layer of the earth above the ma…
The layer of rock between the earths crust and core
it is solid, dense and extends from bottom of outer core to c…
Its the strong lower part of the manlt, between asthenosphere…
crust
the thin and solid outer most layer of the earth above the ma…
mantle
The layer of rock between the earths crust and core
Science: Unit 10 Vocabulary (Layers of the Earth)
Asthenosphere
Crust
Inner Core
Lithosphere
The solid layer with plasticity in the upper mantle that is l…
The thin solid outermost layer of Earth; made of less dense s…
The sphere of solid nickel and iron at the center of Earth; s…
The cool, rigid, outermost layer of Earth consists of the cru…
Asthenosphere
The solid layer with plasticity in the upper mantle that is l…
Crust
The thin solid outermost layer of Earth; made of less dense s…
8 terms
Science Layers of the Earth
geologist
Does the Crust of the earth Move?
What happens to the temperature a you…
What is the Earth's Magnetic field sim…
A scientist who studies the forces that make and shape planet…
Yes
It increases... A LOT!
The Earth's magnetic field is similar to that of a bar magnet…
geologist
A scientist who studies the forces that make and shape planet…
Does the Crust of the earth Move?
Yes
7 terms
Earth Science- Layers of the Earth
crust
mantle
_______ occurs in the mantle because i…
core
outermost layer that is divided into a continental crust and…
layer located between the crust and the inner core; the thick…
convection
the name for the center of the earth made up of mostly iron t…
crust
outermost layer that is divided into a continental crust and…
mantle
layer located between the crust and the inner core; the thick…
21 terms
7th Grade Science - Earth Layers
The Earth has layers because:
Lithosphere
Crust
Asthenosphere
Different materials in layers... Different temperatures ... Differe…
outermost layer of Earth; Crust + the solid outer part of the…
least dense of all layers; Made mostly of silicates (silicon…
under the lithosphere; Part of the upper mantle. It's a solid…
The Earth has layers because:
Different materials in layers... Different temperatures ... Differe…
Lithosphere
outermost layer of Earth; Crust + the solid outer part of the…
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Earth Science: Layers of the Earth
Crust
Crust
Oceanic Crust
Oceanic Crust
Outermost Layer
Layer Less Than 1% of Earth
Dense and thin crust
Crust made of Basalt
Crust
Outermost Layer
Crust
Layer Less Than 1% of Earth
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Science Layers of Earth
Rocks are a mixture of
Scientist classify rocks according to…
Some mineral are made of one element
Other minerals are made of two or more…
minerals
Formed
True
True
Rocks are a mixture of
minerals
Scientist classify rocks according to…
Formed
6th Grade Science - 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 solid layer of Earth between the crust and the core; made…
The thin, solid outermost layer of Earth; made of less dense…
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…
13 terms
Science Vocabulary: Earth's Layers
Pangaea
Continental Drift
Mid- Ocean Ridge
Seafloor Spreading
name given to a super continent that began to break apart app…
Wegener's hypothesis which suggests that the Earth's continen…
long, narrow mountain range on the ocean floor; formed by mag…
the process by which new oceanic crust forms along Mid-ocean…
Pangaea
name given to a super continent that began to break apart app…
Continental Drift
Wegener's hypothesis which suggests that the Earth's continen…
6th Grade Science - 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 solid layer of Earth between the crust and the core; made…
The thin, solid outermost layer of Earth; made of less dense…
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…
Science - Earth's Layers
Earth's crust
Earth's mantle
Inner core
What caused the interior of Earth to s…
thinnest layer, less dense than other layers
thickest layer, more dense than crust
most dense of Earth's layers
the gravitational pull on materials of varying densities
Earth's crust
thinnest layer, less dense than other layers
Earth's mantle
thickest layer, more dense than crust
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Science Vocab: Layers of the Earth
Crust
Molton
Lithosphere
Mantle
The outside layer of the earths surface that is made up of rock
Made of liquid by heated melted
The rock and soil that make up the earths surface;the earths…
A layer of partly melted rock found directly beneath the lith…
Crust
The outside layer of the earths surface that is made up of rock
Molton
Made of liquid by heated melted
C5L3 Science Vocabulary (Earth & Layers)
Caldera
Cinder Cone
Composite Volcano
Shield Volcano
The large hole at the top of a volcano formed when the roof o…
A steep, cone-shaped hill or small mountain made up of volcan…
A tall, cone-shaped mountain in which layers of lava alternat…
A wide, gently sloping mountain made of layers of lava and fo…
Caldera
The large hole at the top of a volcano formed when the roof o…
Cinder Cone
A steep, cone-shaped hill or small mountain made up of volcan…
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Science Vocabulary Words of Earths Layers
Continental Crust
Oceanic Crust
Lithosphere
Asthenosphere
the outer layer of the earth, about 22 miles (35 km) deep und…
The outer layer of the earth, and 6 miles (10 km) deep under…
the crust and upper mantle of the earth, the solid portion of…
the region below the lithosphere, variously estimated as bein…
Continental Crust
the outer layer of the earth, about 22 miles (35 km) deep und…
Oceanic Crust
The outer layer of the earth, and 6 miles (10 km) deep under…
C1L3 Science Vocabulary (Earth & Layers)
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…
The ratio of the mass of a substance to its volume (mass divi…
Radiation
The transfer of energy by electromagnetic waves.
Convection
The transfer of thermal energy by the movement of a fluid.
Science Layers of the Earth Study Guide
What layer(s) contain Nickel?
What layer(s) contain magnesium?
What layer(s) contain silicate?
What layer(s) contain convection curre…
the inner core.
The mantle and crust
The mantle and crust
The mantle
What layer(s) contain Nickel?
the inner core.
What layer(s) contain magnesium?
The mantle and crust
C4L1 Science Vocabulary (Earth & Layers)
Stress
Tension
Compression
Shearing
A force that acts on rock to change its shape or volume.
Stress that stretches rock so that it becomes thinner in the…
Stress that squeezes rock until it folds or breaks.
Stress that pushes rock in opposite directions, a sideways mo…
Stress
A force that acts on rock to change its shape or volume.
Tension
Stress that stretches rock so that it becomes thinner in the…
C5L2 Science Vocabulary (Earth & Layers)
Magma Chamber
Pipe
Vent
Lava Flow
The pocket beneath the a volcano where magma collects.
A long tube through which magma moves from the magma chamber…
The opening through which molten rock and gas leave a volcano.
The area covered by lava as it pours out of a volcano's vent.
Magma Chamber
The pocket beneath the a volcano where magma collects.
Pipe
A long tube through which magma moves from the magma chamber…
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Science Vocabulary Over Earths Layers
Lithosphere
Asthenosphere
Mesosphere
Outer Core
The solid, outer layer of the earth that consists of the crus…
The soft layer of the mantle on which the tectonic plate plat…
The strong, lower part of the mantle between the asthenospher…
The layer that consists of iron, nickel, and other metals
Lithosphere
The solid, outer layer of the earth that consists of the crus…
Asthenosphere
The soft layer of the mantle on which the tectonic plate plat…
Sci - Layers of the Earth Vocabulary
converge
diverge
fossil
magma
come together
to split apart
remains of a plant or animal that lived in the past, preserve…
molten rock beneath the Earth's surface
converge
come together
diverge
to split apart
C1L1 Science Vocabulary (Earth & Layers)
System
Energy
Atmosphere
Geosphere
A group of parts that work together as a whole
The ability to do work or cause change
The relatively thin layer of gasses that form Earth's outermo…
The densest parts of Earth that include the crust, mantle, an…
System
A group of parts that work together as a whole
Energy
The ability to do work or cause change
10 terms
C1L2 Science Vocabulary (Earth & Layers)
Seismic Wave
Pressure
Crust
Basalt
Vibrations that travel through Earth carrying energy released…
The force pushing on a surface divided by the area of that su…
The layer of rock that forms Earth's outer surface.
A dark, dense, igneous rock with a fine texture, found in oce…
Seismic Wave
Vibrations that travel through Earth carrying energy released…
Pressure
The force pushing on a surface divided by the area of that su…
13 terms
Science quiz (Layers of the earth)
core
mantle
the Flood
sediment
center of the earth, hot and under extreme pressure
middle layer of earth, makes up most of the earth's mass
the event that caused the entire crust of the earth to change
small bits of weathered rock
core
center of the earth, hot and under extreme pressure
mantle
middle layer of earth, makes up most of the earth's mass
C3L3 Science Vocabulary (Earth & Layers)
Plate
Divergent Boundary
Convergent Boundary
Transform Boundary
A section of the lithosphere that slowly moves over the asthe…
A plate boundary where two plates move away from each other.
A plate boundary where two plates move toward each other.
A plate boundary where two plates move past each other in opp…
Plate
A section of the lithosphere that slowly moves over the asthe…
Divergent Boundary
A plate boundary where two plates move away from each other.
12 terms
C4L2 Science Vocabulary (Earth & Layers)
Earthquake
Focus
Epicenter
P Wave
The shaking that results from the movement of rock beneath Ea…
The point beneath Earth's surface where rock first breaks und…
The point on Earth's surface directly above an earthquake's f…
A type of seismic wave that compresses and expands the ground.
Earthquake
The shaking that results from the movement of rock beneath Ea…
Focus
The point beneath Earth's surface where rock first breaks und…
13 terms
Earth Science-Earth's Layers
inner core
outer core
mantle
crust
The innermost layer of Earth's interior and
Lies above the inner core and is thought to be composed of mo…
The largest layer of Earth's interior.
The very thin outermost layer of the Earth's interior.
inner core
The innermost layer of Earth's interior and
outer core
Lies above the inner core and is thought to be composed of mo…
C5L1 Science Vocabulary (Earth & Layers)
Volcano
Magma
Lava
Ring of Fire
A weak spot in the crust where magma has come to the surface.
The molten mixture of rock-forming substances, gases, and wat…
Liquid magma that reaches the surface.
A major belt of volcanoes that rims the Pacific Ocean.
Volcano
A weak spot in the crust where magma has come to the surface.
Magma
The molten mixture of rock-forming substances, gases, and wat…
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