What is inside the Earth?
Earth and Its Many Layers • What is inside the Earth? • How do scientists study inside Earth? • What forces change the Earth? • What landforms make up the Earth?
Journey to the Center of the Earth • By: Vonda Burton
What is inside the Earth? • Crust top layer made of rock • Mantle layer under crust made of rock • Outer Core layer of iron and nickel - hot • Inner Core layer of iron and nickel - hotter
How do scientists know what is inside of the Earth? • Study waves • Ocean waves • Earthquake waves • Energy waves
What forces change the Earth? • Glaciers – flow of ice mass over land • Volcanoes – eruption of liquid rock • Earthquakes - movement of earth’s crust
What landforms make up the Earth? • Mountain - is 610 meters above ground • Plain - is wide and flat • Plateau - is combination of mountain and plain
What have we learned? • Earth has many layers • Earth has forces that cause change • Earth has many landforms • Earth is always changing To learn more, check out this website: http://www.enchantedlearning.com/subjects/astronomy/planets/earth/Inside.shtml