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This layer of the earth is the most dense.
Inner Core
This layer is liquid.
Outer Core
This layer is solid nickel and iron.
Inner Core
This is the coolest layer (temperature!)
Crust
This layer has mountains and oceans.
Crust
This is the thickest layer.
Mantle
This is the thinnest layer.
Crust
Why is the inner core solid?
Pressure.
Cutting a section of an object to see the inside:
Cross-section
What an object is made of:
Composition
Liquid rock or metal:
Molten
The inside:
Interior
Hard, inflexible, stiff
Rigid
Crust and the upper part of the mantle
Lithosphere
Gooey, soft part of the mantle
Asthenosphere
Amount of matter in a given amount of space
Density
To actually be able to study an object easily.
Direct
NOT able to actually study an object.
Indirect
Cutting a section of an object to see the inside:
Cross-section
What an object is made of:
Composition
Liquid rock or metal:
Molten
The inside:
Interior
Hard, inflexible, stiff
Rigid
Crust and the upper part of the mantle
Lithosphere
Gooey, soft part of the mantle
Asthenosphere
Amount of matter in a given amount of space
Density
To actually be able to study an object easily.
Direct
NOT able to actually study an object.
Indirect