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Earth's Inner Core Lesson for Kids: Definition & Facts

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About how far below Earth's surface is the inner core?

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1. The inner core is mostly made of:

2. Which of the following statements about the inner core is TRUE?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

What is found at the Earth's inner core? How is this area studied? You will be quizzed on these kinds of facts when you use our quiz and worksheet combo.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

For this quiz, you will need to be prepared to answer questions about:

  • How far below the Earth's surface you have to go to reach the inner core
  • What the inner core is made up of
  • True and false statements about the inner core
  • What scientists study to get information about the inner core
  • The way the inner core keeps from melting

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - make sure that you understand the most important information from the lesson, such as how far below the Earth's surface the inner core is found
  • Interpreting information - make sure you can read information about how scientists study the inner core and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - remember what the inner core is made up of and how it does not melt
  • Knowledge application - use what you know to select true and false statements about the inner core

Additional Learning

If you want to learn more about what's going on way down inside the Earth, read the lesson titled Earth's Inner Core Lesson for Kids: Definition & Facts. You will find out:

  • What each layer of the Earth is called
  • The temperature of the Earth's inner core
  • How big the inner core grows each year
  • Information about the core that is inside the inner core
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