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scientists who study the forces that make the shape planet earth. The also study the history of the earth.
Geologists
the study of planet earth
geology
the material that forms earths hard surface
rock
shape the surfaces of the earth by building up mountains and land masses
constructive forces
forces that wear away mountains and, eventually, every other feature on the surface.
deconstructive forces
seven great landmasses
continents
when earthquakes occur they produce these
siesmic waves
a layer of rock that forms earths outer skin
crust
a layer of hot rock
mantle
a layer of molten metal around the inner core
outer core
a dense ball of solid metal
core
the movment of energy from a warmer object to a cooler object
heat transfer