Busy. Please wait.

Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 

show password


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.

By signing up, I agree to StudyStack's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.

Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the email address associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.

Remove ads
Don't know (0)
Know (0)
remaining cards (0)
To flip the current card, click it or press the Spacebar key.  To move the current card to one of the three colored boxes, click on the box.  You may also press the UP ARROW key to move the card to the "Know" box, the DOWN ARROW key to move the card to the "Don't know" box, or the RIGHT ARROW key to move the card to the Remaining box.  You may also click on the card displayed in any of the three boxes to bring that card back to the center.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards

Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

Science ch.6

Chapter 6 vocab./terms

core Earth's innermost structure
crust the thin, rocky, outer layer of Earth that makes up the continents and ocean floor
fossil the remains or traces of a plant or animal that lived long ago
lithosphere the shell formed from Earth's solid upper mantle and crust
mantle the thick layer of Earth's sturcture just below Earth's crust
plate tectonics the theory that giant plates of crust are moving slowly across Earth's surface
earthquake the violent shaking of Earth's crust as built-up energy is released
epicenter the point on Earth's surface directly above the focus of an earthquake
fault a crack in Earth's surface along which movement takes palce
focus the inside Earth where an earthquake begins
magma melted rock below Earth's surface; called lava at the surface
seismic waves waves of energy sent through Earth's crust when parts of the crust move suddenly
dome mountain mountains that form when magma pushes up on Earth's crust but does not break through
fault-block mountains mountains that form along fault lines where blocks of rock fall, are thrust up, or slide
fold mountains mountains that form where two plates collide and force layers of rock into folds
Created by: bteague