Inside Earth

Question Answer
What is oceanic crust?
What is continental crust?
What is lithosphere?
What is athenosphere?
What is mesosphere?
What is mantel?
What is outer core?
What is inner core?
The topmost layer that includeds balsalt, and fedsphere
Is the layer of granitic, and metamorphic rock.
The ridged outer part of earth, consisting of the crust and upper mantel
The upper layer of earths mantel, below the lithosphere
The layer beneath the asthenosphere that is strong made of part of the mantel
The layer of rock between the Eartha??s crust and core.
The liquid layer of Eartha??s core that lies beneath the mantel and surrounds the inner core.
The solid dense center of our planet that extends from the bottom of the outer core to the center of Earth.
Who is Alfred Wegner? Scientist who looked at pieces of the land on eartha??s crust.
What is Pangea? Pangea is a huge continent
What is continental drift? The hypothesis that states that the continents once formed a single landmass
What is midocean ridge? Are mountain chains that form where tectonic plates pull apart.
What is sea-flour spreading? The process by which new oceanic litheosphere forms.
What is convection currents?
A current fluid that results in convection
What is plate boundary?
What is convergent boundary? The boundary between the plate tectonics when they collide.
A techtonic boundary where two plates are moving away from each other.
What is a divergent boundary? The boundary between two tectonic plates that are moving away from each other.
What is transform boundary? The boundary between tectonic plates that are sliding past each other horizontally.
What is subduction? Sideways downward movement of the edge of a plate of the eartha??s crust into the mantel beneath another plate
What is the theory of plate tectonics? A theory that says the litheosphere is broken into plates and those plates are moving
What is a volcano? Vents that allow lava, rock fragments and gases to escape from layers beneath the eartha??s surface
What is a earthquake? Sudden violent shaking of the ground created by plates colliding.
What is hotspot? A small area or region relatively hot temperature in comparison to its surroundings.

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