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How are the materials of the Earths core different from those of the crust (in general)?
They are harder
They are more dense
They are older
They are darker in color
Which area of the Earth is least dense ?
What is the thinnest layer of the Earth?
Which layer of the Earth has the most VOLUME?
How do scientists know the Earth has layers?
Drilling into the mantle
Seismic waves data
In which layer of the Earth do earthquakes happen?
Which interior layer produces the Earth's magnetic field?
In which interior layer of the earth will we mostly find magma?
What causes the inner core to be solid despite the extreme temperature at the depth in which it found?
Extremely high pressure
Extremely low temperature
Extremely high temperature
This is false, because the inner core is liquid.
15. This layer exhibits plastic-like behavior, the ability to flow, and it causes the layer above it to move. Which is this layer that is also referred to as the "weak sphere"?
When the Earth was forming, the _____ materials sank to the inner core.
gases and other light
magma and other flowing