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Earth's Sciences and Magnetism

What are the 4 layers of the Earth? Crust, Mantle, Outer Core, Inner Core
What are the names of the 2 parts in the Mantle? Asthenosphere and Lithosphere
What is the largest layer of the Earth? The Mantle.
How do Scientists gather information on the Earth? Using indirect evidence from seismic waves, and direct evidence from rock samples
What does lithos mean? Land
What is the hottest layer of the Earth? The inner core
What is magnetism? The attraction of a magnet for another object
You have a magnet facing North, which side of another magnet would make the two repel? The north side because opposites attract
What is an atom? The smallest part of an element
What happens when all the charges are lined up? The magnet is magnetized
What is the difference between the lithosphere and the asthenosphere? The lithosphere is a rigid rock that is in the uppermost part of the mantle the asthenosphere is a soft layer which the lithosphere floats on
What is Aurora Borealis The glowing region that occurs when charged particles from the solar winds get close to the Earths poles and interact with the gases in Earths atmosphere
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