HW 4 Name___________________________________ 1) Calculate the density of the Earth. Show work. 2) From the Earth’s density, what can you infer about its composition? 3) What travels faster: S-waves or P-waves? 4) Why do we think part of the Earth’s core is liquid? 5) What is the Richter Scale? HW 4 6) What causes the Earth’s magnetic field? 7) What is a geomagnetic reversal? 8) What is the primary constituent of the Earth’s core? It is an element. 9) When was the last time that the Earth had a geomagnetic reversal/ 10) What does the Earth’s magnetic field protect us from?