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  1. 1. The Layers of the Earth!
  2. 2. Earth Layers • The Earth is divided into four main layers. *Inner Core *Outer Core *Mantle *Crust
  3. 3. The Crust * The Earth’s crust is like the skin of an apple. It is very thin compared to the other three layers. *The crust makes up 1% of the Earth. * The crust of the Earth is broken into many pieces called plates.
  4. 4. The Mantle • The mantle is the layer below the crust. • The mantle is the largest layer of the Earth. • The mantle is divided into two regions: the upper and lower sections.
  5. 5. Outer Core * The core of the Earth is like a ball of very hot metals. * The outer core is liquid. * The outer core is made up of iron and is very dense.
  6. 6. Inner Core * The inner core of the Earth has temperatures and pressures so great that the metals are squeezed together and are not able to move. * The inner core is a solid.
  7. 7. Review 1) What are the four layers of the Earth? 2) The Earth’s crust is very ______? 3) The mantle is the largest layer of the Earth? True or False 4) Is the Outer Core a liquid or a solid?
  8. 8. Answers! 1) Crust, Mantle, Outer Core, Inner Core 2) Thin 3) True 4) Liquid

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