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Layers of the Earth

There are _____ layers of the Earth. Four (4)
The layer of the Earth that scientists believe is most likely made of solid metals is the inner _____. core
A _____ cooling help led to the formation of the layers of the Earth. constant
You might expect to find rocks of the _____ density in the crust. lowest
The _____ is composed of rock and can be described as being solid. lithosphere
The _____ is the thinnest layer of the Earth. crust
The _____ is best described as solid but flowing. asthenosphere
The layer which scientists believe to be in a liquid state is the ____ core. outer
The _____ is the thickest layer of the Earth, according to scientific data. mantle
A _____ ball bearing (solid) suspended in oil (liquid) would best represent the inner and out core of Earth, based on the physical characteristics of each layer. metal
The lithosphere consists of the _____ mantle and the crust. upper
The layer of the Earth that is found directly _____ the asthenosphere is the lithosphere. above
The inner core would best be modeled as a _____ sphere. metallic
Seafloor spreading will most likely occur at _____ plates. diverging
A _____ will likely form when two plates push against each other. trench
While moving from the earth's crust downward to the outer core, one would observe the _____ would change from least to most dense. density
The layer of the earth which is composed of material of the highest density is the _____ core. inner
The crust includes oceans and _____ bodies of water. other
The layer of the _____ that is broken up into giant moving plates is the lithosphere. Earth
When two continental plates converge a _____ formation is most likely to occur mountain
When there is movement between the Pacific plate and the North American plate (at the San Andreas Fault), _____ movement is occurring. transform
When two plates converge, _____ can occur, and a trench is likely to occur. subduction
An accurate feature to include in a model of the earth would be a _____ outer core below the mantle. liquid
The Earth's asthenosphere is best described as dense _____ that moves the crust. rock
The layer of the Earth that behaves more like a solid near the top, and more like a liquid near the bottom, where the _____ is higher, is the mantle. pressure
When _____ plate pull away from each other, a ridge is most likely to occur. tectonic
The _____ Plate is where Europe and the most of Asia is located. Eurasian
When _____ plates pull apart, and ocean basin will form in it's location. two
The _____ American Plate is where the United State is located. North
The _____ Plate is where the Pacific Ocean is located. Pacific
Created by: oakhills