DK Find Out! Structure of the Earth

The Earth is made up of many rocky layers.

OLogy: Edible Earth
OLogy (American Museum of Natural History)

Make a model of Earth’s layers that’s good enough to eat!

California Academy of Sciences: Rock Cycle Roundabout
California Academy of Sciences

After playing a board game to learn how to differentiate the three ways rocks can form, students analyze maps of local topography, water sources, and volcanic activity, to better understand how geology affects a given region. They also experience scale, recognizing geologic processes as fast or extremely gradual.

California Academy of Sciences: From Core to Crust - Defining Earth’s Layers
California Academy of Sciences

The inside of our planet is made primarily out of iron and nickel and dark, dense rock.