Rocking & Rolling

earth

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How is the earth’s surface like a puzzle?

It is made up of separate pieces that fit together.
It builds up land and mountains
Magma bulges up beneath the crust to raise domes.

Why do you think the author compares the movement of an earthquake’s force to the movement of ripples on a pond?

earthquakes start in the water
He wants to help readers picture the force of the earthquake
to discribe what a plate looks like

When an earthquake happens, its force moves in…

one direction
upward
all directions

What causes a tsunami?

They are caused by the force of an underwater earthquake.
too much rain
hurricanes

Why is a tsunami more dangerous than an ordinary wave?

it drains the ocean
It is much bigger.
it comes with lightening

What are Fold Mountains?

A part of the crust is pushed up between two faults.
Magma bulges up beneath the crust to raise domes.
Plates crunch into one another and push up layers of crust.

What are Dome Mountains?

A part of the crust is pushed up between two faults.
Magma bulges up beneath the crust to raise domes.
Plates crunch into one another and push up layers of crust

What are Block Mountains?

A part of the crust is pushed up between two faults.
Magma bulges up beneath the crust to raise domes.
Plates crunch into one another and push up layers of crust

Which type of mountain range are the Himalayas?

Dome Mountains
Block Mountains
Fold Mountains

Why does Mount Everest keep growing?

Inda keeps having earthquakes
it keeps snowing
the plate carrying India keeps pushing against the rest of Asia

Why is erosion still going on today in dry, sandy places like this one?

the wind picks up grit and sand and blasts the rocks with it.
people are knocking rock apart
it rains alot in some months

Where do you think small rocks come from?

animals scratched them from pig rocks
whats left after the snow melts
Small rocks come from big rocks that were chipped or broken into smaller pieces

How does magma change the shape of the Earth’s surface?

It builds up land and mountains when it flows out of the ground.
it melts the ground
it squashes the earth

Pick the 4 layers of the earth

Select the four correct answers
Inner Core
Mantle
Crust
Ocean floor
Outer Core

The crust is made of

mud
rock
water

The mantle is

frozen
hot and gooey as oatmeal
dirt

The earth core is made of

metal
ice
mud

What 2 layers are in the earth's core

right and left
up and down
inner and outer

Which is hot and runny

outer core
inner core
crust

Which is hotter but solid

outer core
bottom
inner core

Can you imagine how hot it is must be inside the earth to melt rocks into___________

coast
edges
epicenter
range
magma
peak

We are buying a home near the __________ to use for vacation.

coast
edges
epicenter
range
magma
peak

the place on the earth's surface just above the center of an earthquake

coast
edges
epicenter
range
magma
peak

Two plate ______ may crumple up into a range of mountains.

coast
edges
epicenter
range
magma
peak

the mountain ________ looks small on the map, but it is long in real life.

coast
edges
range
magma
peak
epicenter

the mountain _______ is so high that there is always snow on it.

coast
range
edges
magma
peak
epicenter