OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY

Lesson #1 Goals, Objectives, and Materials

Goals, Objectives and Materials
For Lesson #1
The Earth's Layers

Goal: 

To provide students with the understanding that the Earth is comprised of four layers.

Objectives: 

The students will be able to

  1. Name and label the four layers of the Earth;
  2. Identify the main minerals that make up each layer;
  3. Explain how scientists formulated the idea that the Earth is comprised of four layers.


Materials: 

  1. One "Earth's Layers" disk for each computer
  2. Reading and Thinking Sheets for each student- See Content Lesson #1

  3. Hands-On materials- See Hands-On Lesson #1
    • 1 apple for every four students
    • 1 knife