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Category: Earth's Layers
Level: Grade 9
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Author: LBeth
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Grade 9 Earth's Layers

Select the letter from the diagram of Earth's interior that best matches each statement.
Layers Of The Earth

     C      layer through which S-waves do not travel

     A      layer above the Mohorovicic discontinuity (Moho)

     D      solid iron and nickel are the major elements in this layer

     C      Earth's magnetic field is generated here

     B      the thickness of this layer is approximately 3,000 km

     A      the lithosphere includes the mantle and this layer

     D      although extremely hot, high pressure keeps this layer from melting

     B      convection currents here drive plate tectonics

     A      fossils are found in this layer

     B      this layer includes the asthenosphere
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