Recognize that the earth's layers have different thickness, states of matter, densities, and chemical makeup 0707.7.4
Links verified on 6/19/2014
- Abundances of the elements in the Earth's crust - data for students to enter into Excel.
- See a tutorial on importing data from the web into Excel
Chemical Make-up of the Earth's Crust - This site includes a neat looking pie chart. Cross-Section Globe - from Canon's Bubble Jet Printer Creative Park Earth's Interior and Plate Tectonics - covers the following: The Earth's Interior, The Lithosphere and Plate Tectonics, Oceanic Lithosphere, Continental Lithosphere and Plate Tectonics. The Earth's Layers - (slide show format - from Volcano World) click on the arrow (named Next) to move through the slides - move through the lessons at your own pace [This expired link is available through the Wayback Machine Internet Archive. If the page doesn't load quickly click on Impatient? at the bottom right of the page.] Earthquake Provides Proof That Earth's Innermost Core Is Solid - A Northwestern University seismologist and a colleague at the French Atomic Energy Commission have provided the first direct evidence that - inside a liquid core - the very center of the Earth is solid. (a 1998 news story from Science Daily) Image of the earth's Interior layers - labeled image from Windows to the Universe Inside the Earth - Label the Inside of the Earth (from Enchanted Learning) Journey to the Center of Earth - a slide show on layers of the earth by Kelly Kupferschmid [This expired slide show is available through the Wayback Machine Internet Archive. If the page doesn't load quickly click on Impatient? at the bottom right of the page.] Layers of the Earth - a quiz posted by Florida International University Structure of the Earth - features a globe with a removable section Underground Igneous Rock Formations - high quality transparency master
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