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156 resources with the concept the earth's crust

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Explosive Ideas!

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students explore the layers of the Earth and the dynamic changes that they cause on Earth's surface. Volcanoes and earthquakes become the focus of the lesson as the Oregon State quarter and its Crater Lake images are linked to the topic.
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Candy Quakes

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders, using a candy bar, gum, and Twizzlers, demonstrate the effects of deformational forces on the earth's crust. They examine the processes of rock and fossil formation.
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Candy Quakes

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders use candy to show the effects of deformation forces on the earth's crust.  In this rock and fossil formation lesson students construct models and simulations to describe and explain natural phenomena.
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Quartz DBQ

For Students 7th - 12th
In this quartz worksheet, students read about the chemical composition of quartz and its commercial applications. Then students complete 7 short answer questions.
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Chemical Composition Chart

For Students 7th - 12th
In this Earth's crust worksheet, students determine the most abundant and least abundant elements in the atmosphere, oceans, and crust. This worksheet has 1 fill in the blank and 11 short answer questions.
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Earth's Main Layers

For Students 6th - 8th
In this Earth's layers worksheet, students complete a graphic organizer by filling in the 4 layers of the Earth: crust, mantle, outer core, and inner core.
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What Makes Up Earth's Surface?

For Students 4th - 6th
In this Earth's surface worksheet, students complete a graphic organizer by writing 1 main idea and 7 supporting details about what makes up the Earth's surface.
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What is the Earth's Surface Like?

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this Earth's surface worksheet, students complete a graphic organizer by writing in 1 main idea and 4 supporting details describing the Earth's surface.
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Earth Science: Layers of the Earth

For Students 5th - 7th
In this earth science learning exercise, students match vocabulary words to their definition. Students identify words dealing with the layers of the earth. They match 13 words.
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Volcanic Eruptions

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders engage in a lesson that covers the responses of the earth how it changes. The changes are covered and how it moves on the lithosphere to create landforms. Specifically, a simulation of a volcano is used to work with...
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Are We Falling Apart? Exploding Volcanoes

For Teachers 5th - Higher Ed
Students explore how volcanoes are formed, list the parts and characteristics of volcanoes, state the differences in various types of lava, and analyze the volume of ejecta from a volcano.
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Understanding the Layers of the Earth

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders explore the three layers of the Earth describing the composition, thickness, and temperature of each layer. Layers are compared and contrasted and data unearthed placed into graphic organizers.