# 6.7: Putting It Together

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## SUMMARY

You should now have a better understanding of just important the study of the Earth’s interior is and the impact it has on various aspects of our lives. In particular, we have looked at these items:

- The various layers of the Earth including where they are, what they are made of and how they behave physically
- How geologists use indirect methods to study earth’s interior
- Earth’s magnetic field including how it is generated and why it’s important
- The influence the interior has on plate tectonics

## Contributors and Attributions

Original content from Kimberly Schulte (Columbia Basin College) and supplemented by Lumen Learning. The content on this page is copyrighted under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International license.