How many spheres make up the earth? How many layers are there? You’ve heard about the mantle and the atmosphere, but what about the moho, turbopause, and mesopause?
The world we live on is incredibly complex, so let’s help students break it down layer by layer and sphere by sphere to find out what it all means and how the pieces are all connected with this Layers and Spheres of the Earth Notebooking Research Journal.
This notebooking research journal looks at 26 layers or spheres of the earth and gives students room to record:
- the depth or altitude of each
- what layers or spheres come above and beneath it
- special characteristics of the layer or sphere
- if the layer or sphere supports life
Students have the opportunity to do independent research and record facts about the:
- inner core
- outer core
- oceanic crust
- continental crust
- ozone layer
Help your students discover more about God’s incredible design of this planet with this free Layers and Spheres of the Earth Notebooking Research Journal!
You might also want to download this FREEBIE: Rock Terminology Copywork Notebook
You might also enjoy these bite-sized science resources:
Introduce students to the crust, mantle, outer core, and inner core of the earth as you learn about the earth’s layers and then discover how the movement of plates can produce earthquakes and the movement of magma can produce volcanic eruptions. This bite-sized science unit is perfect for 1st or 2nd grade.
Or, take a look at the Learning About Science: Level 1 collection!
Bonnie Rose Hudson works as the Director of SchoolhouseTeachers.com, the curriculum site of The Old Schoolhouse Magazine®. Her heart’s desire is for every child to feel the love of God and know how special they are to Him. She would love for you to stop by her website WriteBonnieRose.com for homeschool and history curriculum, resources to help teach your children about missions and the persecuted Church, free history and writing printables, ways you can write for the homeschool market, and to check out her newest release from JourneyForth, The Hidden Village, an early reader set in India.
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