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Unformatted text preview: EXAMPLES o Water on a stove o Tectonic plates on mantle Ways to transport heat Conduction, convection, and radiation PLATE TECTONICS Plate tectonics driving force for earthquakes and volcanoes Layers of the earth CRUST o Rocky (silicate SiO4) + light elements (K,Al) MANTLE o Rocky (silicate w/ more Fe and Mg) Terms | Important | Questions CORE o 90% Fe o Molten outer core / solid inner core Tectonic plates Outermost ~100 km of the earth ( lithosphere ) Plate interiors are rigid most deformation occurs at plate margins...
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