Lesson Plan

Earth Science

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Explore the consistency of the earth's layers and soil through modeling. By conducting an engaging experiment, learners develop a model for the earth's layers and a soil profile using edible materials. Each material is chosen based on its ability to accurately model the true consistency. 

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Instructional Ideas
  • Create a lesson presentation to introduce the activity using the content information in the provided resource
  • Use scale factors to create more precise models
Classroom Considerations
  • Materials needed include different food sources to construct the model of the earth's layers and soil profile
  • Includes suggestions for discussion questions
  • Provides a procedure handout for each part of the lesson
  • Does not include a solution guide