How does the ocean floor get its shape?
Grades: K, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
Language: English Countries: United States
Nothing seems more solid than the ground under our feet, right? Yet you might be surprised to learn that we’re actually standing on a floating layer of rock that rides on the Earth’s denser mantle. The ground moves because the mantle beneath it moves, carrying us with it.