Earth Structure: A virtual journey to the center of the earth

Anne Egger, Visionlearning, Inc.

This lesson discusses the interior structure of the earth as defined by research on the behavior of seismic waves as they move through the layers inside of the planet. The lesson details both compositional layers as well as mechanical layers.

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Grade Level: College Lower (13-14), High School (9-12)Keywords: seismic waves, crust, mantle, core, lithosphere