Could I Dig a Hole Through the Earth?

Why can't we dig through to the other side of the Earth? There are many layers and lots of heat, so the job is impossible. Watch a video that describes and explains each layer of the Earth.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • After viewing, make a model of the Earth's layers
  • Research the deepest hole ever dug on Earth
Classroom Considerations

  • Be aware of comments and advertisements on the video's page
  • This is the ninth video in a series of 26 related Earth science videos
  • Best suited for upper-elementary aged learners

  • Visuals help demonstrate the concepts under study
  • Upbeat and animated speaker

  • None
Common Core