Layers of the Earth Teacher Resources
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Students study the basic elements of the Earth's crust: rocks, soils and minerals. They categorize rocks, soils and minerals and how they are literally the foundation for our civilization. They also explore how engineers use rock soils for many different purposes.
3rd - 5th Science 21 Views 112 Downloads
Planet Earth in Cross Section
Students will examine the layers of the Earth. In this geology lesson, 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 25 Views 139 Downloads
Layers of the Earth
Students 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. Students view an apple to learn about the Earth's layers.
4th - 5th Science 38 Views 190 Downloads
Students define and understand the concept of geothermal features. In this geothermal features lesson, students discuss and research geothermal features and record their findings on two worksheets (Geothermal Greatness and How does it all happen).
4th - 6th Science 3 Views 14 Downloads
Lifesaving Layers-Earth's Atmosphere
Students gain a detailed comprehension of the layers of Earth's atmosphere. They represent their knowledge visually in a standing exhibit. Students compose a key to explain their visual display. They research the effect of global warming on the Earth's atmosphere.
4th - 12th Science 23 Views 42 Downloads
Looking Inside The Earth
Students engage in a lesson that is concerned with the location of structures inside the earth. They conduct research using a variety of resources and use the information to create a model of the Earth that focuses upon the location of the crust.
3rd - 5th Science 5 Views 18 Downloads
Carbon Cycle Role Play
Anytime you make concepts clear with role playing or hands-on experience, it's a win for the whole class. Ping-Pong balls are used to represent carbon in a carbon cycle role-play activity. In small groups, children first discuss what carbon is and how it moves through each of Earth's spheres.
3rd - 12th Science 65 Views 80 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Greatest Discoveries with Bill Nye - Earth Science
Have your young scientists take notes on this list of questions while they watch Greatest Discoveries with Bill Nye: Earth Science. This worksheet is composed to 29 short answer display questions. The video is about earth science topics such as the inner core of the earth, the magnetic field, and weather on surface of the earth.
5th - 9th Science 33 Views 364 Downloads
Regents High School Examination: Physical Setting Earth Science 2010
Every topic under the sun is covered in this New York State Regents High School Examination. With the focus of earth science, participants answer 85 quesitons about the solar system, geologic time, rocks and minerals, landforms, and more! An entire year's earth science curriculum is assessed by taking this exam.
9th - 12th Science 22 Views 223 Downloads
Regents High School Examination: Physical Setting Earth Science 2006
Test your class on earth science with this extensive resource. This test, created by The University of the State of New York Regents, is made up of 50 multiple choice questions and 32 short answer questions that cover the branches of earth science.
9th - 12th Science 13 Views 104 Downloads