Which layer surrounds the earth and protects it from too much sunlight?
What is the lithosphere made of?
rocks, soil, and minerals
gases surrounding the earth
Which layer do people build things on?
How does deposition change the earth's surface?
It stops a river's flow.
It drops eroded materials in new places.
During the rock cycle, rocks
When molten mantle rises from inside the earth and cools, it hardens into igneous rock.
Water causes physical weathering when it combines with carbon dioxide and dissolves limestone.
Erosion from strong winds can occur when topsoil and sand is carried away.
Sedimentary rock forms when layers of solid particles are cemented together with water flowing from rivers, lakes, or oceans.
If you took a journey to the center of the earth, you would find a core of solid, very hot metals.
A guess or idea is another word for .
New land formed at the mouth of a river by deposition is called a .
Plate tectonics is considered a .
Igneous or sedimentary rock that has changed by heat or pressure is called .
Sand grains that have been cemented together form .