Element: Earth

Workshop Activities

  • Craft - Geodes

  • Key Points – Element: Earth

  • layers of the earth

  • ring of fire

  • earthquake movements

  • Pangaea

  • Collaborative – Types of Rocks

  • Writing – Rock and Stone - synonyms

  • Math/Logic – Richter Scale Math

  • Genius Principle – Earthquake Safety

  • Big Activity – Eruption! - volcano

  • Movement - Rock Hopper Game

Field Trip

  • Natural History Museum in LA – we have room for more students – sign up today!

Minecraft Class

  • rocks and minerals bingo

  • land formations

  • diagram the earth's layers

  • build challenge: make a volcano

Upcoming Activities

  • Call to Adventure – Livestream every Tuesday morning at 6:45 AM on Celebration Education's Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/CelebrationEducation/

  • No classes next week – enjoy your holiday!


Read through the fireworks and choose five that you think might interest your child. Allow him or her to select 1-3 of them.

  • Map the ten largest earthquakes.

  • Work on your genius project.

  • Do some earthquake puzzles:

  • http://www.edhelper.com/Earth_theme12.htm

  • http://www.thepotters.com/puzzles/kids/earthquakes.html

  • Search “Rock Cycle Song” on YouTube. Memorize one of these songs.

  • Read fiction or non-fiction about the earth.

  • Assemble a 72-hour kit that your family can use in the event of a disaster.

  • Do some earthquake math:

  • http://mathcentral.uregina.ca/beyond/articles/earthquakes/earthquakes.html

  • http://peer.berkeley.edu/education/files/USAToday_Earthquake.pdf

  • http://go.hrw.com/resources/go_sc/hst/HSTMW431.PDF

  • Visit a local volcano.

  • Write the story of the life of a rock. Make it an interesting story – not just a boring rock story!

  • Track current earthquakes for one week. Make a diagram to show the results of your earthquake watch. https://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/map/

  • Know what to do during an earthquake.

  • Design an island that features ten different land formations.

  • Make a model volcano.

  • Go on a rock hunt. How many different kinds of rocks can you collect and identify? Start a rock collection.

  • Experience an interactive animation of the rock cycle: http://www.classzone.com/books/earth_science/terc/content/investigations/es0602/es0602page02.cfm

  • Sketch or paint diagrams of Pangaea, the layers inside the earth, the earth’s tectonic plates, and inside a volcano.