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Wednesday - Geography

SUMMER TERM TOPIC: EXTREME EARTH

 

 DO YOU KNOW WHAT IS UNDERGROUND?

What is under your feet? Can you dig a hole right through Earth to the other side?

TASK:

Find out about the layers that make up Earth?  

Draw and label a cross section of the Earth's layers.

Useful words :

 topsoil, subsoil, bedrock, crust, mantle, outer core, inner core, magma.

The 'Underground explorer script' below is really useful.

 

CHALLENGE - write a description of each layer.

 

PRACTICAL CHALLENGE  - make a model (see instructions below).

 

TODAY IS THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF EARTH DAY.

If you want something extra to do - find out about Earth Day.  When did it start?  Where did it start?  What is it about?  What can we do to look after our planet? Find out about reduce, reuse, recycle.   Make a poster/do some recycled art/ make a list or discuss how you can help or go outside on a nature scavenger hunt.

 

Click on the GOOGLE logo to find out how important the bumble bee is.

 

 

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