Here is a great activity for your students if you are starting them off on a Plate Tectonics topic – or as part of your discussions about the layers of our planet.

Have them listen to this podcast (it is less than 9 mins long) and then complete the activity worksheet below.


Have your students label a diagram of the Earth’s interior layers – on one side are the chemical layers (Crust, Mantle, Core), and on the other side the mechanical layers (Lithosphere, Asthenosphere, Mesosphere Mantle, Outer Core, Inner Core).

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Earth’s Interior Layers
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