Earth’s Land, Water, and Minerals Resources Projects explore the composition of Earth’s four
layers. The theories of plate tectonics and continental drift are developed. Students learn how igneous,
sedimentary, and metamorphic rocks, as well as fold, block, dome, and volcanic mountains are formed.
Ocean phenomenon and fresh water sources are addressed. Information about economic ore minerals,
fossil fuels, precious metals, and gemstones is included. Seven Natural World Wonders and Great Rivers of the
World are included.
Ages Of The Earth And Prehistoric Life teach how Earth changed from molten liquid to igneous rock,
and how subsequent metamorphic and sedimentary rocks were formed. Students will learn about life during the Paleozoic, Mesozoic, and Cenozoic eras. Presentation clearly depicts the extent of time each of these eras existed.
Oceans and Seas Of The World Projects teach the locations, structure, and composition of the
world’s oceans. Students will learn about currents, waves, tides, and sea life. Students will also learn about
early and present exploration of the seas; ocean resources; and pollution. Sheets on Ancient Sea Myths,
and Sea Shells included.
Weather Projects summarize information about Air’s composition, Cloud types, The Water Cycle,
Precipitation, Weather Forecasting, and Weather Maps. Students grasp how atmospheric conditions work
together to create weather. They learn about weather instruments and how to create simple ones for
classroom weather stations. Special Sheets for Duplication that describe El Niño and other unusual
weather phenomenon are included, as well as Sheets on A History of Weather Forecasting.
Plants and Animals Projects explore the plant and animal kingdoms. Students learn classification
of six groups of plants and eight phyla of animals. Parts of flowering plants and leaves are described as
well as tree growth and annual rings. All groups of vertebrates in Phylum Chordata are highlighted. Special
sheet – 18 Activities With Plants are included!