Plate Tectonics and Magnetism Hosted by Mrs LaBelle Jeopardy.

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Plate Tectonics and Magnetism Hosted by Mrs LaBelle Jeopardy

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Which of Earth’s layers is composed of tectonic plates? ______________________ The lithosphere Inside Story for \$100

The lithosphere is a stiff outer layer of the Earth. Convection in the _______ Convection in the _______ helps move pieces of the lithosphere around mantle Inside Story for \$200

The lithosphere includes the upper part of the mantle the upper part of the mantle and the _______________. crust Inside Story for \$300

The spread of the ocean floor which pushes lithospheric plates around is a theory called ______________________. Plate Tectonics Inside Story for \$400

The crust is part of which of Earth’s layers? Lithosphere Inside Story for \$500

Earth is a giant __________. __________.Magnet May the force be with you for \$100

True of false Just like other magnets, the earth has two magnetic. poles with opposite charges.true May the force be with you for \$200

The needle of a compass generally points in which direction? Geographic north May the force be with you for \$300

What does earth’s magnetic What does earth’s magnetic field have in common with a bar magnet? They both have a North Pole and South Pole North Pole and South Pole May the force be with you for \$400

The lights of the Aurora Borealis result from Borealis result from …… Particles from the Sun hitting Earth’s Magnetic field May the force be with you for \$500

_______________ causes geologic events such as earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, and the creation of mountains. lithospheric plate movement Movin and Groovin for \$100

What is often formed when continental plates collide?Mountains Movin and Groovin for \$200

Pressure builds up and is suddenly released when the _______________________ _______________________ plates rub past each other. plates rub past each other. lithospheric Movin and Groovin for \$300

If scientists find the same types of fossils on the eastern coast of South American and the western coast of Africa, what does this suggest? At one time, the two continents were one landmass Movin and Groovin for \$400

Convergent plates move _____________ each other. This causes _____________to form as well as volcanoes. towards - mountains Movin and Groovin for \$500

True or False Earth’s magnetic field is strongest near the north. and south magnetic poles.true Which Way for \$100

. What causes a compass needle to point to geographic north? It aligns itself with the Earth’s magnetic field Which Way for \$200

A captain of a ship is following this Compass, which way is he traveling Southeast Which Way for \$300

Just like the field of a bar magnet, the Earth’s magnetic field lines are _____________ near its magnetic poles.closesttogether Which Way for \$400

What type of device has a Magnetized needle that aligns with the earth’s magnetic field? A compass Which Way for \$500