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  • 1. Important Earth Vocabulary By Core 3
  • 2. water Water is a liquid found on Earth. Picture Credit: http://www.internationalliving.com/var/ezwebin_site/storage/images/media/images/honduras_beach/72278-1-eng-US/honduras_beach.jpg
  • 3. GEOLOGIST A geologist is a person who travels around the world and studies rocks, fossils, and rocks formations. Picture Credit: www.alharris.com/gallery/mountain/index.htm
  • 4. Atmosphere Picture Credit: http://climate.uvic.ca/climate-lab/front_page_pics/uvsun.lrg.jpeg The definition of atmosphere is the mass of air around earth.
  • 5. kilometers A metric unit of length equal to 1000 meters. Picture Credit: http://www.physicalgeography.net/fundamentals/images/earthcut.jpg
  • 6. outer core A layer of molten lava and nickel that surrounds the inner core. Picture Credit: http://lifeboat.com/images/earth.core.gif
  • 7. structure The way in which parts are put together to form a whole. Picture Credit: www.answers.com/structure&r=67
  • 8. Crust One of the four layers of the Earth. The outermost layer. http://www.rps.psu.edu/probing/graphics/earth2.jpg
  • 9. inner core A dense sphere of solid iron and nickel at the center of the Earth. Picture Credit: http://www.platetectonics.com/book/images/Innerstrata.jpg
  • 10. Magnetic Field A magnetic dipole that runs from the North Pole to the South Pole. Picture Credit: http://www.dailygalaxy.com/photos/uncategorized/2007/03/21/earths_magnetic_field.jpg
  • 11. Basalt http://ohpanama.com/uploaded_images/panama-12-744781.jpg Basalt is dark, heavy volcanic rock that makes up most of the world’s oceanic crust.
  • 12. iron A heavy magnetic metallic element found naturally in the Earth; is silver-white in pure form but readily rusts; used in construction and tools and armament. Picture Credit:http://images.asia.ru/img/alibaba/photo/50213257/Galvanized_Iron_Wire.jpg
  • 13. Scientist Scientists are people who study science. Picture Credit: http://www.mnstate.edu/provost/CHEMISTRY.JPG
  • 14. Radioactive Picture Credit: http://apps.co.marion.or.us/imagegallery/Recycling%20Images/photogallery/Radioactive%20Symbol_RGB.jpg Something is Radioactive when an unstable atomic nucleus loses energy by giving off radiation.
  • 15. observing Observing is looking at something very closely. Picture Credit: http://www.worldbook.com/wb/images/content_spotlight/earth/insideearth.jpg
  • 16. Nickel Most of the nickel in the earth is in the middle, where it's not so easy to get at. However, every now and then a giant asteroid makes some of the stuff available by making a big splash. Picture Credit: http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/science/images/spl_earth_structure.jpg
  • 17. layers Single thicknesses of a substance.
  • 18. surface Picture Credit: http://www.ataktrucking.com/wpcontent/uploads/2007/10/post.bank_run_sand_for_sale.jpg The outer or the topmost boundary of an object.
  • 19. Volcanic eruption Picture Credit: http://www.geo.mtu.edu/volcanoes/hazards/primer/images/volc-images/puuoo.jpg Fumes, lava, and dust and that discharge and can travel a far distance.
  • 20. pressure Picture Credit: http://www.sciencemuseum.org.uk/antenna/venusexpress/images/vclouds.jpg The force exerted on a surface divided by the total area over which the force is exerted.