Layers of the Earth I

Unit 2: The Dynamic Earth
Lesson 4 of 16

Objective: SWBAT sequentially identify the layers of the Earth and their relative densities | SWBAT evaluate how density affects the interior of the Earth

Big Idea: Students will take use their newfound knowledge of density to apply relative densities to the interior of the Earth and its associated layers. Students will also analyze how the density of each layer is primarily affected by its elemental composition.

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Science, Earth and Space Science, Earth's Interior
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