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KEY Layers of the Earth Exit Slip
Student Name: _______________________________________
1. Imagine you could drill a hole all the way to the center of the Earth. Assuming
that you drill the same speed the entire way, which layer would take the longest
to drill through?
a. Crust
b. Mantle
c. Outer core
d. Inner core
2. Which layer of the Earth is made up of tectonic plates?
a. The core
b. The mesosphere
c. The asthenosphere
d. The lithosphere
3. By which method is heat from deep in Earth's interior transferred to its crust?
a. Conduction in the ocean
b. Convection in the mantle
c. Radiation from the solid core
d. Evaporation at mid-ocean ridges
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