Outcome: Understanding the Earth’s Interior

Understand how we know about the Earth’s interior and its magnetism.

This section extends the previous section by using models to understand the Earth’s interior and its features.

What You’ll Learn to Do

  • Compare the different seismic waves and understand how seismic waves help interpret the Earth’s interior.
  • Understand what the Earth’s magnetic field is and where it originates.

Learning Activities

The learning activities for this section include the following:

  • Reading: Studying the Earth’s Interior
  • Self Check: Understanding the Earth’s Interior


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