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Models of Earth
In this activity, candy models are used to demonstrate the features of the Earth, including its internal structure and layers. Students learn why models are essential in Earth science and answer questions about how their candy models do and do not compare with the actual Earth.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Middle (6-8)
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Classroom activity
  • Geological Sciences:
    • Geology
Technical requirements:
Lesson requires Microsoft Word
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright 2005, Nicole LaDue
DLESE Catalog ID: NYIC-000-000-000-027
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Author: Nicole LaDue
John Jay High School

Contact: Steve Kluge
No institutional affiliation