The Earth’s Crust Grades 5-7 Adapted from: http://www.quia.com/tq/284995.html The Happy Game Happy is very hungry. Pick the right lunch box to keep Happy healthy. Happy Game *rock* *soil* We live on the earth's crust, which is a thin layer of _______ on the Earth's surface.
*soil*We live on the earth's crust, which is a thin layer of _______ on the Earth's surface.
The solid rocky outer layer of the Earth, consisting of the crust and the outer part of the mantle, _______ form(s) a continuous unbroken covering around the Earth.
*pieces*These ___ move around or "float" on top of the gooey molten rock that makes up the softer mantle.
As the plates move apart,magma(molten rock) oozes up and forms new crust in the form of a _____ along the ocean floor. One such ridge can be found along the middle of the Atlantc Ocean.
*Ring of Fire*
Volcanoes and oceanic trenches partly encircling the Pacific Basin form the so-called _____ , a zone of frequent earthquakes and volcanic eruptions.
When two continents meet head-on, neither is subducted. Instead, the crust tends to buckle and be pushed upward or sideways. Some of the world's tallest mountains are a result of_____.
*divergent boundary*When two plates slide horizontally past one another, this is called a , or simply a transform boundary or a sliding boundary.
*divergent boundaries*Crust is destroyed as one plate dives under another. This describes _____.