How Do We Know about Layers Deep within Earth?
ES0402  Changing the Thickness of a Layer

Now compare the paths of P and S waves in models with liquid cores of different sizes.

  !   Click each image to begin the animations. Click and drag the sliders back and forth to help you analyze the wave patterns.

Jennifer Loomis, TERC

8. What happens to the size of the shadow zone as the diameter of the liquid core increases?


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