Lesson 6- Layers of the Earth

I. Learning Objectives:

     1. What are the layers of the earth?

     2. Describe each layers.

     3. Draw the layers of the earth.

II. Concept/Terminologies:

     1. crust- outermost layer of the earth

     2. mantle- middle layer of the earth

     3. core- innermost layer of the earth

III.References:

     1. Into the Future: Science & Health 6, pp.196-198

     2. Science for Daily Use 6, pp. 174-175

IV.Review of Related Lesson:

     Look at the picture of the earth. What do you call the bluish part of the globe and the multicolored portion? Which represents the oceans and the continents?

                                earth 4.jpg

V. Lecture Presentation:

     1. Motivational Question:

If we cut the earth into two equal portions. How do you think it will look?

Do you have idea of what our planet is made up of?

    2.Presentation:

Study the picture:

           Earthscrustsm.gif                 earth 21.jpg 

     

     3. Summary:

       a. How many layers do you see?

       b. Describe each layers.

    c. How the layers of the Earth arranged?
    d. Why do you think the earth are layered?
    e. Earth is the only planet inhabited by man and animals. In what layer of the earth do man and animals live? 
     VI. Learning Activities:
    For more learning activities log on to www.volcano.und.nodak.edu/Earth_layers
     and www.enchantedlearning.com/subjects/astronomy/planets/earth
     VII. Evaluation:
    Log on to www.prongo.com.quiz/station and www.syvum.com
    VIII. Assignment:
         Draw the layers of the earth.

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