The Magic School Bus Presents: Planet Earth: A Nonfiction Companion to the Original Magic School Bus Series by Tom JacksonTHE MAGIC SCHOOL BUS PRESENTS PLANET EARTH is a photographic nonfiction companion book to the original bestselling title, THE MAGIC SCHOOL BUS INSIDE THE EARTH.
INSIDE THE EARTH taught thousands of kids about Earths crust, mantle, and core. MAGIC SCHOOL BUS PRESENTS PLANET EARTH will expand upon the original title with fresh, updated Common Core-aligned content about all the wonders of our planet. With vivid full-color photographs on each page and illustrations of the beloved Ms. Frizzle and her students, the Magic School Bus Presents series will enthrall a whole new generation of Magic School Bus readers.
The crust mantle and core facts!
Layers of the Earth
Illustration by Ewalde1, courtesy Wikimedia. Some hot spots produce volcanoes. Also called isostatic equilibrium. Also called a superplume or thermo-chemical pile. Also known as petroleum or crude oil. Also called a primary wave or pressure wave.
The silicate rock is the main component of mantle of earth. Actually this material is also found in Mars, Europa, lo, Moon and Vesta. There are several layers which make up the interior of earth. During the geological time, the mantle was in viscous fluid. Now it is mostly in solid texture.
But it is made up of different layers, a bit like an onion.
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The Earth’s Mantle Facts 3: the core
The mantle is the thick layer of hot, solid rock between the Earth's crust and the molten iron core. It makes up the bulk of the Earth, accounting for two-thirds of the planet's mass.
Then, why not take a look at the activities to support your learning in the section at the end to test what you have learned? The Earth is made of three layers that are just like an onion. These are the crust , the mantle and the core. The Earth is mostly made of rock and metal. The core is made of two layers — the inner and outer core. When the Earth formed 4. The lighter ones, like air and water, stayed on the top on the crust.