|The Shadow Zone|
This is a demonstration of the Core Shadow Zone of the Earth. Using a clear or translucent half-sphere held in front of a light source, the refracting properties of the core and how it generates the shadow zone on the surface are illustrated.
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DLESE Catalog ID: DLESE-000-000-006-236
This resource is part of 'Demonstrations of Geophysical Principles Applicable to the Properties and Processes of the Earth's Interior'
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Author: Jeffrey S. Barker
Geological Sciences and Environmental Studies, Binghamton University