How The Earth Was Made- Reading & Comprehension- Middle School Science

How The Earth Was Made- Reading & Comprehension- Middle School Science
How The Earth Was Made- Reading & Comprehension- Middle School Science
How The Earth Was Made- Reading & Comprehension- Middle School Science
How The Earth Was Made- Reading & Comprehension- Middle School Science
How The Earth Was Made- Reading & Comprehension- Middle School Science
How The Earth Was Made- Reading & Comprehension- Middle School Science
How The Earth Was Made- Reading & Comprehension- Middle School Science
How The Earth Was Made- Reading & Comprehension- Middle School Science
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Students will read about the formation of the Earth, conditions on the Earth, and Earth's structure.

This reading also introduces seismic waves (p and s waves) as evidence for the existence of Earth's layers.

Comprehension Questions:
1)How long ago did our solar system start to form?
2) Summarize Earth's formation.
3) Describe how the Earth differentiated into layers.
4) Compare and contrast the speed of P-waves as they travel through a solid and a liquid.
5) Based on what you know about the structure of molecules in a solid and a liquid, use the diagram on page 5 to justify why S-waves would not be detected on the other side of the Earth.
6) How do seismologists use seismic waves to learn about Earth's interior?
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6 pages
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