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Interior of Earth

vocab terms for the interior of the earth unit

vibrations that travel through Earth carrying the energy released during an earthquake Seismic Waves
the force exerted on a surface divided by the total area over which the force is exerted Pressure
the layer of rock that forms Earth’s outer surface Crust
the layer of hot solid material between Earth’s crust and core Mantle
a rigid layer made up of the uppermost part of the mantle and the crust Lithosphere
the soft layer of the mantle on which the lithosphere floats Asthenosphere
a layer of molten iron and nickel that surrounds the inner core of Earth Outer Core
a dense sphere of solid iron and nickel at the center of the Earth Inner Core
the direct transfer of energy by electromagnetic waves radiation
the transfer of heat energy from one object to another by physical touch conduction
the transfer of heat energy by movement through a fluid convection
the mass of an object divided by its volume density
the movement of a fluid caused by differences in temperature (and density) which transfers heat from one part to another convection current
Created by: dswift