Test: Composition and Structures of the Earth
Description: This excersice describes where and what the earth is divided up into what it is.
Keywords: physical layers of the earth, crust, mantle, lithosphere, athenosphere, mesosphere, outer core, inner core, tectonic plates, plate tectonics
What do scientist measure the rate at which tectonic plates move?
using a GPS
What is the solid dense center of the Earth called?
Based on composition, what is the outermost layer of the earth?
What is the part of the earth thats liquid?
Mid-Ocean are associated with which type of boundary?
What are the three possible causes of tectonic plate motions?
What type od device has allowed scientists to learn more about the inside of the earth?
WHat are the two types of crust that make up the lithosphere?
What is the layer of earth where life is possible?