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Question Set: Layers of Earth

NGSS Crosscutting Concepts:

NGSS Disciplinary Core Ideas:

  1. Why was heat produced at the formation of the solar system?
     
  2. What evidence to we have that our planet was once a molten mass and that it continues to release heat today?
     
  3. How was our solar system formed?
     
  4. Why does Earth have layers? What role did density play in the formation of these layers?

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Exploring Our Fluid Earth, a product of the Curriculum Research & Development Group (CRDG), College of Education. University of Hawaii, 2011. This document may be freely reproduced and distributed for non-profit educational purposes.