Review Questions for Lecture 9: Earth's Structure, Composition

1. What methods are used to interpret the structure and chemistry of the Earth?

2.  Draw a radial cross section of the Earth.

3. Label the major divisions and subdivisions of the Earth.

4. What are the primary minerals or elements that make up these subdivisions?

5. How are silicate structures classified?
    Define the silicate classes.

6. What is meant by polymerization? How is it determined in silicates?