Earth's Structure - How Many Licks Does it Take to Get to the Center?

Have you ever wondered how many licks it takes to get to the core of a giant jaw breaker? 1, 2,3, crunch! The earth is in some ways like a giant jaw breaker. It is composed of several layers: the atmosphere, water, the crust, the mantle, and the core. Click each link to find more information about each layer.

Extension:
Make a poster, build a model and/or write in journal about what you have learned.

To reinforce this new knowledge, try the "Let's Build the Earth" activity on the next Sci-ber Text page.

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