Important Earth Vocabulary Core 3


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Important Earth Vocabulary Core 3

  1. 1. Important Earth Vocabulary By Core 3
  2. 2. water Water is a liquid found on Earth. Picture Credit:
  3. 3. GEOLOGIST A geologist is a person who travels around the world and studies rocks, fossils, and rocks formations. Picture Credit:
  4. 4. Atmosphere Picture Credit: The definition of atmosphere is the mass of air around earth.
  5. 5. kilometers A metric unit of length equal to 1000 meters. Picture Credit:
  6. 6. outer core A layer of molten lava and nickel that surrounds the inner core. Picture Credit:
  7. 7. structure The way in which parts are put together to form a whole. Picture Credit:
  8. 8. Crust One of the four layers of the Earth. The outermost layer.
  9. 9. inner core A dense sphere of solid iron and nickel at the center of the Earth. Picture Credit:
  10. 10. Magnetic Field A magnetic dipole that runs from the North Pole to the South Pole. Picture Credit:
  11. 11. Basalt Basalt is dark, heavy volcanic rock that makes up most of the world’s oceanic crust.
  12. 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:
  13. 13. Scientist Scientists are people who study science. Picture Credit:
  14. 14. Radioactive Picture Credit: Something is Radioactive when an unstable atomic nucleus loses energy by giving off radiation.
  15. 15. observing Observing is looking at something very closely. Picture Credit:
  16. 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:
  17. 17. layers Single thicknesses of a substance.
  18. 18. surface Picture Credit: The outer or the topmost boundary of an object.
  19. 19. Volcanic eruption Picture Credit: Fumes, lava, and dust and that discharge and can travel a far distance.
  20. 20. pressure Picture Credit: The force exerted on a surface divided by the total area over which the force is exerted.
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