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


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