We found 32 resources with the concept the earth's outer core
3 Unsolved Moon MysteriesLesson Planet
5 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
What do people really know about the moon? Learn about three unsolved moon mysteries: the moon's past magnetic field, lunar sunrises, and what's really inside the moon's craters. An engaging video from the SciShow Space series connects...
Structure and Composition of the EarthLesson Planet
5 mins 9th - 12th
Why is Earth different from other planets? What makes it so special, anyway? It's only fitting to delve into how the "parent" rock was formed in the first installment of a seven-part series about rocks and rock formation. Amateur...
Lesson One: The Earth, Background and GlossaryLesson Planet
6th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
How much do you really know about our planet? Middle schoolers build up their prior knowledge about Earth, its placement in the solar system, its composition, and important geological vocabulary with an introductory earth science lesson.
Plate Tectonics Cycle — Sixth GradeLesson Planet
Four resources make up a collection that breaks down each part of the plate tectonic cycle, developed by Math/Science Nucleus. With pre- and post-labs, discussion topics, and writing assignments, sixth graders take on a hands-on approach to understanding the Plate Tectonics Cycle.
Plate Tectonics Cycle — Fifth GradeLesson Planet
Math/Science Nucleus provides a set of four resources that take a deeper look into the parts of the plate tectonics cycle. Each resource contains hands-on activities and labs to help fifth graders develop a better understanding of one of Earth's most important systems.
Why Does The Earth Have Layers?Lesson Planet
5 mins 6th - 12th
How is the Earth like an onion? In this video from PBS Digital Studios, viewers first learn the different layers of Earth and their properties. In addition, they hear how these layers came about, starting with the Big Bang theory and the...
The Far Future of the UniverseLesson Planet
6 mins 6th - 12th
Ever wonder what will happen to our earthly home if we continue to evolve at the current rate? Learners view the video segment and witness predictions of what could occur in the future, even millions of years from now, as time progresses...
Earthquakes: Second Grade Lesson Plans and ActivitiesLesson Planet
2nd CCSS: Adaptable
What causes earthquakes? Second graders learn about stresses from plate movement with a set of hands-on activities. After tracing fault lines on a map with yarn, class members create a paper plate model of Earth to show its layers and...
Plate Tectonics: Fourth Grade Lesson Plans and ActivitiesLesson Planet
4th CCSS: Adaptable
The pre-lab portion of the lesson introduces emerging geologists to the various layers that make up Earth. After completing a sheet on the identification of the layers, class members simulate plate boundaries and their...
Plate Tectonics: Fifth Grade Lesson Plans and ActivitiesLesson Planet
Fifth graders continue their investigation of the plate tectonics cycle with an exploration of the movement of Earth's crust. During the lab, young geologists conduct an experiment to discover the result of different types of stress...
Earthquakes: Sixth Grade Lesson Plans and ActivitiesLesson Planet
Young seismologists learn more about plate tectonics with a set of pre-lab, lab, and post-lab lessons plans on earthquakes. After exploring how waves travel through various materials, sixth graders record their observations and draw...