Outer Core Facts: Lesson for Kids


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The layers of the Earth are divided by which property?

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1. What is Earth's outer core made of?

2. What do scientists study to learn about the Earth's layers (including the core)?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

See how much you know about the outer core using these educational tools. You will be quizzed on the makeup of this core and its traits.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

By using these tools, you can check your knowledge of:

  • What the Earth's outer core is made of
  • The division of the Earth's layers
  • How scientists study the Earth's layers
  • Field that surrounds Earth

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the field created by the spinning outer core
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have acquired regarding the different layers of the Earth
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding ways the Earth's layers are studied and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

See how much more you can learn about the outer core by looking at the lesson called Outer Core Facts: Lesson for Kids. It will help you cover these topics:

  • Makeup of the outer core
  • Characteristics of this core
  • Different layers of the Earth