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6.E.2.1 Amazing Race REMIX
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Fun review activity with an Amazing Race Theme. Use online in LMS of your choice. (Discovery Education website NOT used in this version)

Subject:
Science
Material Type:
Formative Assessment
Author:
J BLAKE
Date Added:
07/12/2020
6th Grade Science Teacher Guide
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This resource accompanies our Rethink 6th Grade Science course. It includes ideas for use, ways to support exceptional children, ways to extend learning, digital resources and tools, tips for supporting English Language Learners and students with visual and hearing impairments. There are also ideas for offline learning. 

Subject:
Science
Material Type:
Curriculum
Lesson Plan
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Author:
AMBER GARVEY
Date Added:
10/12/2022
Comparing Two Descriptions of Earth Interior Structure
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Students read two descriptions of Earth's interior structure and summarize similarities and differences between the two and answer a series on analysis questions.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Science
Earth Science
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
IRIS
Author:
IRIS
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Density of Earth's Layers
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The purpose of this lab is to measure the density of materials which are thought to make up the crust, mantle, and core. Students will determine the mass and volume of several rock samples and then use the data to calculate density and make inferences about the densities of earth materials.

Subject:
Science
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
New York Science Teacher
Author:
Chris Sheehan
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Determining and Measuring Earth's Layered Interior
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Students examine seismic evidence to determine that the Earth must have a layered internal structure and to estimate the size of Earth's core. Note that lesson plan and supporting documents must be downloaded from this website.

Subject:
Earth Science
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
IRIS
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Earth Walk
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In this activity, students walk a path to help them visualize Earth's immense size and structure without the usual scale and ratio distortions.

Subject:
Science
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
Exploratorium
Date Added:
09/28/2017
Earth and Space Science Session 3: Earth's Interior
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This lesson has two parts. In part one, students use Slinkys to demonstrate S and P waves and then discuss how the motions of earthquakes might provide scientists with information about the Earth's interior. In the second part, students use toy putty to model the mantle of the Earth.

Subject:
Science
Material Type:
Reading
Provider:
Annenberg Learner
Author:
Annenberg Foundation
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Earthquakes - Unit Plan
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In this unit, students will use analogies to investigate and explain the Earth's layers. They will also model tectonic plate boundaries and movements.

Subject:
Science
Material Type:
Unit of Study
Provider:
Science Learning Hub
Date Added:
10/02/2017
Earthquakes, Volcanoes, Glaciers and More
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This interactive resource provides background information about the powerful forces that shape our world. The tutorial includes descriptions of the layers of the Earth, what causes earthquakes and volcanic eruptions, how glaciers shape the land, and the theory of plate tectonics.

Subject:
Science
Material Type:
Interactive
Provider:
The University of Illinois Extension
Author:
University of Illinois Extension
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Earth's Interior Structure
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In this lesson, students will develop understanding of the structure of the Earth’s interior by constructing a scale model of a “slice” of the interior of the Earth and studying the material properties of Earth’s interior. The activity also provides useful practice with the concept of scale.

Subject:
Science
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Purdue University
Author:
Larry Braile
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Earth's Interior and Plate Tectonics Theory
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In this lesson, students use an egg to represent our planet Earth and better understand the ratio and proportion of the crust, mantle, and core. Students will also be introduced to the scientific theory of plate tectonics.

Subject:
Science
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
The Educator's Reference Desk
Date Added:
02/20/2017
The Earth's Layers Lesson #1
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This lesson teaches the students about the different layers of the Earth and how they work together. Students will be able to: Name and label the four layers of the Earth; Identify the main minerals that make up each layer; Explain how scientists formulated the idea that the Earth is comprised of four layers.

Subject:
Science
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
NASA
Date Added:
09/20/2000