Earth's layers, Plate tectonics
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Put the layers of the Earth in order from the OUTSIDE to the INSIDE29Users link answers
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Put the layers of the Earth in order from the OUTSIDE to the INSIDEUsers link answersLinking30s
This word refers to the outer part of the Earth, or tectonic plates. It includes the crust and the thin solid part of the outer mantle.Users re-arrange answers into correct orderJumble30s
This word refers to the part of the mantle that has convection currents that move the tectonic platesUsers re-arrange answers into correct orderJumble30s
This layer of the Earth is made of SOLID iron and nickel
This layer of the Earth is made of LIQUID iron and nickel
There is convection in the mantle that causes tectonic plate movement. There is also convection in THIS layer, which causes our magnetic field (without it, we would all die)
The circular movement of a fluid that moves heat is called...Users re-arrange answers into correct orderJumble30s
Continental drift was first studied by German Scientist
Wagner hypothesized that all continents were once one giant land mass he called...
Which of these supports the theory of continental drift?
ocean water salinity
fossils match on different continents
Plate boundaries where two tectonic plates are moving toward each other is called
The point underground from which an earthquake originates is called the
The edges of moving tectonic plates often cause
frequent seismic activity
What is the fewest number of seismographic stations needed to triangulate the epicenter of an earthquake?
Which would you most likely find at a convergent ocean-continental boundary?
a rift valley
a subduction zone and volcanoes
a mid-ocean ridge30s
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