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Structure of the Earth

Structure of the Earth

One of the grade 6 science standards deals with the makeup of Earth's lithosphere. This interactive website does a great job explaining the concept. In fact, Geophysics, which studies the physics of the Earth, has led to many significant discoveries about the Earth and its make-up. Seismologic studies of the Earth have uncovered new information about the interior of the Earth that has helped to give credence to plate tectonic theory. Browse at will and learn something new!

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