Busy. Please wait.

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 

Username is available taken
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.
We do not share your email address with others. It is only used to allow you to reset your password. For details read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
Don't know
remaining cards
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

Inside earth

Inside earth chapter 1

Geologist The scientist that studies planet earth
Rock The material that forms earths hard surface
Geology The study of Earth
Constructive force Builds up mountains and landmass on earth surface
Destructive force Slowly where's away mountains and other features on earth
Continent A great landmass surrounded by ocean
Seismic wave Vibration that travels through earth carrying the energy received an earthquake
Pressure The amount of force pushing on a surface
crust The layer of rock that forms earths outer surface
Basalt Dark rock with fine texture found in the oceanic crust
Mantle The layer of hot solid material between earths crust and core
Lithosphere A rigid layer made up of the uppermost part of the mantle and crust
Asthenosphere The soft layer of the mantle on which the lithosphere floats
Outer core A layer of molten iron and nickel that surrounds the inner core of earth
Inner core A dence sphere of solid iron and nickel in the center of earth
Granite a usually light colered Rock thats found in continental crust
Pangaea The name of the single landmass that broke apart and formed continents
Continental drift The hypothesis that the continents moved across earths surface
Fossil A trace of a ancient organism thats been preserved in rock
Mid-ocean ridge The undersea mountain chain where new ocean floor is produced
Sonar A device that determines the distance of a object underwater by recording echoes of sound waves
Sea floor spreading
Created by: I_love_puppys