Structure of the Earth Teacher Resources
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Earth Science: The Structure of the Earth
Students identify and complete activities about the structure of the Earth. In this Earth structure lesson, students view a Powerpoint about the Earth's layers and complete a diagram. students compare temperatures in the Earth's layers to the sun.
5th - 7th Science 33 Views 220 Downloads
What Kind of Geologist Am I?
Transform your class into young geologists as they learn about six different branches of geology. Using the included geology career descriptions and picture cards, learners work in small groups deciding which tools and locations fit their assigned geology specialist.
2nd - 5th Science 40 Views 40 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Bang! You're Alive!-Ocean Exploration
Students explore plate tectonics, the "Big Bang" theory and Earth's history through geological evidence. In this understanding Earth's history lesson plan, students complete a 20 question worksheet on the history of Earth including a time line of Earth's major events.
9th - 12th Science 13 Views 98 Downloads
Our Changing View of the Earth
Students explore the theory of Plate Tectonics. They participate in a simulation in which they re-enact the debate over Plate Tectonics vs. traditional beliefs of stationary continents that were widely accepted during the 1800's and early 1900's.
9th - 10th Science 16 Views 103 Downloads
Where Are You Traveling Today? Plate Tectonics
Ninth graders identify, explain, and diagram information related to the theory of plate tectonics in this interactive, technology-based Earth Science lesson for 9th grade. Emphasis is placed on in-class discussions and problem solving techniques.
9th Science 19 Views 131 Downloads
Plate Tectonics Day 4 Earth's Interior Structure and Convection Currents
Middle schoolers introduced to the interior structure of the Earth. They explore how the Earth's interior is broken down according to both it's physical properties and it's chemical composition. Students explore how convection currents within the Earth's mantel drive plate tectonics.
6th - 8th Science 6 Views 58 Downloads
Forces In The Earth
Fourth graders observe the effects of an earthquakes as it occurs. They study the structure of the Earth as it relates to the theory of plate tectonics. Students survey such events as mountain building, volcanoes, earthquakes, and sea-floor spreading at various plate boundaries.
4th Language Arts 6 Views 47 Downloads
Earth: A Unique Planet
An entire unit's worksheets are included here in this earth science packet, with multiple learning styles addressed! Although the text isn't included, 6 reading guides are outlined with reading requirements indicated. Learners complete a model of earth's layers and take notes using fill-in-the-blank guides.
7th - 8th Science 80 Views 831 Downloads
Temperature and the Earth's Atmosphere
Students interpret and analyze a graph concerning temperature and the structure of the Earth's atmosphere. They analyze relationships between altitude, atmospheric temperature, and the different layers of the atmosphere.
7th - 12th Science 20 Views 81 Downloads
Students explore earthquakes. In this natural disaster and engineer career education lesson plan, students identify features of the earth's surface that increase the likelihood of an earthquake. Students use visual aids to locate the earth's layers and identify tectonic plates.
5th - 6th 21st Century Skills 3 Views 7 Downloads
Earth's Changing Atmosphere
Pupils examine the constant changing of the Earth's atmosphere. After labeling the layers of the Earth, they identify various processes inside the Earth that can cause gases to be emitted. Using the internet, they research how the burning of the oil fields in Kuwait during the Persian Gulf War added to the amount of pollution and effects on the atmosphere.
5th - 8th Science 23 Views 102 Downloads