Earth Science 1 (Earth Science)
2. Describe what generates Earth's magnetic field. Why is the magnetic field important? How do we know that it has reversed polarity in the past?
3. Why is the core so hot? What will happen to Earth as the core continues to cool?
Deep inside Earth, scientists find weird blobs and massive mountains
Quick animation of Earth's magnetic field and poles
Surprise life found thriving 2,000 feet underground
The Earth is humming- here's what that means
No, we're not all doomed by Earth's magnetic field flip
Earth's poles will eventually flip, so what then?
2. Why are there no traces of rocks from the Hadean Eon? What evidence exists to tell us what was going on at this time?
3. What is differentiation, and how does it relate to the formation of the Earth?
4. What are stromatolites? Describe the major effects that stromatolites had on the early Earth
Detailed website on the Earth's formation
Good website about the birth of the Earth
Mystery of moon's formation solved?