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Layers of the Earth
Pupils identify the layers of the Earth and complete activities for the topic. In this Earth layers lesson, students chart their ideas about the Earth's layers and view a PowerPoint for the topic. Pupils view an apple to learn about the Earth's layers.
4th - 5th Science 33 Views 188 Downloads
Layers of the Earth: Plate Tectonics
Sixth graders participate in a activity that is about investigating the different layers of the earth and defining how the plates move over the mantle. They engage in a variety of activities and use mathematics to create projects to display the concepts.
6th Science 15 Views 48 Downloads
Layers of the Earth
Third graders examine the layers of the earth during a teacher led discussion. They listen to a read aloud of "How to Dig a Hole to the Other Side of the World," as they "visit" each layer. They work a worksheet while small groups design a model of the earth using play dough with the teacher's guidance.
3rd Social Studies & History 12 Views 40 Downloads
Inside the Earth - What's Inside the Earth?
Students examine the layers of the Earth by comparing it to a hard-boiled egg. In this layers of the Earth instructional activity, students decorate an egg with the continents and oceans. They examine and compare the inner layers of an egg to those of the Earth before discussing how volcanos are formed.
3rd - 4th Science 25 Views 261 Downloads
Earth Surface and Layers
Students depict the various layers of the Earth through an interactive art project. In this Earth's layers lesson, students listen to the book How to Dig a Hole to the other Side of the World and make speculations of why the center of the earth is made up of iron and nickel.
6th - 9th Science 34 Views 145 Downloads
Students study what earthquakes are and why they happen. In this earthquake lesson, students pretend they in an earthquake. They learn the associated vocabulary and listen to a demonstration lesson in which the teacher explains the layers of the earth using food items.
K - 3rd Science 3 Views 16 Downloads
Planet Earth in Cross Section
Students will examine the layers of the Earth. In this geology instructional activity, students create a scale model of the Earth's interior using cash register tape. They will determine the percentage of error in the scale compared to the actual size of the earth's radius.
8th - 10th Science 15 Views 129 Downloads
Earth's Layers and Composition
Fifth graders discuss the layers of the Earth. In this 5E model lesson, 5th graders discuss if it is possible to drill through the middle of the Earth and the composition of the layers of the Earth. They will use the correct terminology in their discussion and writings.
5th Math 3 Views 22 Downloads