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Visual Model of the Planet Earth
In this lesson, students learn about the structure of the Earth, using a nectarine as a model to represent the crust, mantle and core. The same model can also be used to show how much land on Earth is considered usable. This lesson could be used as an introduction to a unit about the Earth, or the beginning of a series of activites focused on the Earth and environment.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Intermediate (3-5)
  • Middle (6-8)
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Lesson plan
    • Presentation / Demo
Subject:
  • Environmental science
  • Geological Sciences:
    • Geology
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
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DLESE Catalog ID: DLESE-000-000-002-881
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