Layers of the Earth Teacher Resources
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New Review What's Hidden Among the Tallest Trees on Earth?
Hidden hundreds of feet above the ground in the redwoods of Northern California is a whole world that was just waiting to be discovered. This video tells the story of Stephen Sillett who, inspired by his grandmother, set out to explore the incredible diversity of life found in the canopies of these enermous, ancient trees.
5 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
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
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
Layers of the Earth
Students identify the layers of the Earth and complete activities for the topic. In this Earth layers instructional activity, 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
Changing Planet: Permafrost Gas Leak
Pair earth scientists up to use an amazing online arctic portal mapping tool and Google Earth to analyze permafrost changes. They compare changes to data on atmospheric concentrations of methane to see if there is a correlation. Then they experiment with temperature and gas concentrations.
7th - 12th Science
The Rocks Under Illinois
The goal of this fine geology lesson plan is to have learners create a map that shows how the rock layers are arranged far underground where they can't be seen. The ambitious lesson plan requires high schoolers to learn the law of superposition, how sedimentary rocks are arranged, and how to predict the arrangement and inclincation of rock layers far underground based on clues at the surface.
9th - 12th Science
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
Roman Holiday in Google Earth
Young scholars plan an itinerary for an educational trip to Rome. In this research skills lesson plan, students use Google Earth to conduct research for their project in their travel teams. Young scholars also set up blogs to share their progress through the project.
6th - 7th Social Studies & History
Earth: Our Big Blue Marble
Students investigate Earth and its resources. In this Earth, space, and nature lesson plan, students collaborate to design presentations on the Earth, its cycles, and how humans have impacted the planet. Images, diagrams, and background information on Earth are included.
4th - 5th Science
Volcanoes: Windows Into The Earth
Students investigate the concepts related to volcanoes and focus upon Mt. St. Helens. They define the difference between an active and dormant volcano. They conduct research using a variety of resources. The information is used in order to take part in activities as part of the lesson.
4th - 8th Science