The Planet Earth
Learn about the planet
Earth, its rotation, and
The Layers of
Learn about the four
different layers of the
earth, including the crust,
mantle, and core.
A lesson on the structure of the earth.
The Vast Ocean
A lesson on the oceans, and
A lesson on volcanoes,
including what they are and
how they are formed.
Learn about earthquakes and
how they are classified.
Learn about the devastation
caused by tsunamis.
The Water Cycle
A lesson on the water cycle, including evaporation, condensation, and sublimation.
A lesson on plate tectonics and the earth, and information on major geological events such as earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, and mountain building. Students also learn how scientific theories are developed and change over time.
What Causes Tectonic Plates to Move?
Learn that tectonic plate movements are caused by convection currents in the earth's mantle.
Learn to identify various minerals, and learn about the physical properties of minerals.
Students recount the history and purpose of Earth Day.
The Rock Cycle
Students will investigate the rock cycle as an example of geophysical and geochemical cycles that occur on earth.
Students learn about different types of mountains, and how they are classified.
Runoff and Glaciers
Students learn about runoff, glaciers, and some of the natural processes that change the earth's surface.
Surface Changes on Earth
Students learn about weathering and other processes that change the Earth's surface.
The Earth's Water
Students learn about the water of the Earth.
Oceans, Seas, and Basins
A lesson on oceans, seas, and basins.
Pollution and Acid Rain
A lesson on pollution and acid rain.