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Science Vocab Ch. 5

Earth's Structure; Lessons 1 - 3

Sphere A ... is shaped like a ball, with all points on the surface at an equal distance from the center.
Geosphere The ... is Earth's entire solid body.
Gravity ... is the force that every object exerts on every other object because of their masses.
Density ... is the amount of mass in a material per unit volume.
Crust The brittle, rocky outer layer of Earth is called the ...
Mantle The ... is the thick middle layer in the solid part of Earth.
Lithosphere Scientists group the crust and the uppermost mantle into a rigid layer called the ...
Asthenosphere This plastic layer within the mantle is called the ...
Core The dense metallic center of Earth is the ..., as shown in Figure 10.
Magnetosphere The outer part of the magnetic field that interacts with these particles is called the ...
Landform ... are topographic features formed by processes that shape Earth's surface.
Plain ... are landforms with low relief and low elevation, as illustrated in Figure 15.
Plateau ... are areas with low relief and high elevation.
Mountain ... are landforms with high relief and high elevation.
Created by: stemljos4017