Journey to the Center of the Earth

WEB LINKS

Try these excellent links. Many have interactive features. Have fun!

 

Structure of the Earth – interactive, layers, core:
http://scign.jpl.nasa.gov/learn/plate1.htm

 

Windows to the Universe – Earth’s interior:

http://www.windows.ucar.edu/tour/link=/earth/Interior_Structure/overview.html

 

 

Smithsonian site (multimedia version):

Choose the Plate Tectonics & Volcanoes tab, then The Inner Earth tab

(There is a lot at this site so come back to it after you finish your layers activity research and learn some more really cool stuff!)

http://www.mnh.si.edu/earth/main_frames.html

 

USGS on:

What drives plates:

http://pubs.usgs.gov/gip/dynamic/unanswered.html

 

Mineral Information Institute with information for A Portion of Crust Activity

Periodic table of Elements:

http://www.mii.org/periodic/MIIperiodicChart.html

 

 

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