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SHMS 6th Sci Vocab 1

SHMS 6th Grade Science Vocab 1

Composition the material that something is made up of
Asthenosphere a layer of hot soft rock in the upper mantle
Lithosphere the crust and the very top portion of the mantle together
Tectonic plate large and small rock slabs that make up the lithosphere
Plate boundaries a place where two or more plates meet
Crust a thin layer of rock that surrounds the Earth
Mantle Earth’s thickest layer, it has a more rigid upper portion and a softer, lower portion
Outer core a layer of hot liquid metals surrounding the inner core
Inner Core a ball of hot, solid metals at the center of Earth
Density the quantity of matter in a given amount of space
Convection The transfer of heat through a fluid, due to density changes
Convergent to come together
Divergent to move apart
Transform boundary a boundary where plates slide past one another
Hot Spot a thin spot in the crust that allows magma to rise to the surface; it is not located near a boundary
Created by: hbogue



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