Journey to the Centre of the Earth , on a toilet roll

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Link to Resource: https://www.earthlearningidea.com/PDF/196_Journey_centre_E.pdf
Resource Type:Classroom Activities; Curricula and Instruction
Grade Level:
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Language:English
Format:pdf
Organization:Earth Learning Idea (ELI)
Summary:"We seldom stop to consider the true scale of many features of the Earth. This activity aims to enable students to visualize the thickness if the crust in relation to the rest of the Earth. It also helps them to appreciate the difference in depth between the oceanic crust and the continental crust. It introduces the terms """"lithosphere"""" and """"asthenosphere"""" to help in understanding plate tectonic theory."
Earth Science Big Ideas:Big Idea 3; Big Idea 4
NGSS Discplinary Core Ideas:ESS2.A; ESS2.B
NGSS Performance Expectations:HS-ESS2-1; HS-ESS2-2; HS-ESS2-3; MS-ESS2-1; MS-ESS2-2; MS-ESS2-3
NGSS Science and Engineering Practices:Analyzing and interpreting data; Constructing explanations (for science) and designing solutions (for engineering); Developing and using models
NGSS Crosscutting Concepts:Energy and matter: Flows, cycles, and conservation; Patterns; Scale, proportion, and quantity; Stability and change
Subjects: activities; earth; geology; oceans; plate tectonics
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