This activity pack is part of a unit to address the Next Generation Science Standard HS-ESS2-3: Develop a model based on evidence of Earth’s interior to describe the cycling of matter by thermal convection.
These activities were designed as part of the EXPLAIN stage in the 5E model. To get the best use of them, students may need to engage in EXPLORE activities prior to use in order to begin building their understanding of content and concepts. Flowing from EXPLORE activities to various EXPLAIN activities will better assist students in building their own understanding.
Science Notebook: Earth’s Structure Vocabulary
Science Notebook: Modeling Earth’s Structure
Video Analysis: Convection in the Mantle
Earth’s Structure Workbook
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BUNDLE: Earth’s Structure Unit, NGSS Aligned, 5E Based
EVALUATE BUNDLE: Earth’s Structure, 5E Based
EXPLAIN BUNDLE: Earth’s Structure, 5E Based
EXPLORE BUNDLE: Earth’s Structure, 5E Based
EXPLORE: Characteristics of Earth’s Layers, 5E Based
EXPLORE: Convection in the Mantle, NGSS Aligned, 5E Based
EXPLORE: Evidence for Earth’s Layers, NGSS Aligned, 5E Based
EXPLORE: Graphing Seismic Waves, NGSS Aligned, 5E Based
Literacy: Earth’s Structure Workbook, NGSS Aligned
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