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Edible Soil profiles with gummy worms
Fossil Cookies
Layers of the Earth Edible Activity
Map of New Jersey Cake
Plate Tectonics Edible Model
Rock Cycle Labs Link
Teacher resource Guide
Volcano cake
NJ Cake Templates
Beach Erosion Abridged Case Based Studies

Teacher resource Guide
The following information is based on a series of hands on activities that I have used with my classes in a K-12 school setting. You know your students best so pleases take the ideas that work for you and leave the rest. May of the activities may allow the students to discover the concepts through problem solving, modeling and library research. The process of learning a concept and being able to show or explain it to another student can provide a valuable learning experience for all involved. Take safety measures to keep safe from danger but allow the student to explore and create.
NJ State Core Curriculum standards are given for some activities and can be reviewed on the NJ Education Department website They are summarized as follows
5.1- Scientific Process, 5.2- Science and Society, 5.3- Math Application, 5.4-Nature and Technology, 5.5- Biology, 5.6- Chemistry, 5.7- Physics, 5-8- Earth Science, 5.9- Astronomy and Space 5.10- Environmental Studies
Safety Information can be obtained from your textbook, lab book or my website.
The following act ivies are designed as edible projects that were presented at the NJSTA conference October, 2004, 2005 and 2006
Plate Tectonics Edible Model
Plate Tectonics Edible Model 5.1, 5.7, 5.8, 5.2, 5.4
Simple Core Sample cake 5.1, 5.8, 5.2, 5.4
Physical Layers of the Earth Cake 5.1, 5.3, 5.6, 5.8, 5.2
Soil Map of New Jersey Cake 5.1, 5.3, 5.8, 5.10
Earthquake crackers 5.1, 5.8, 5.2
Fossil Cookies 5.1, 5.8, 5.2
Metamorphic Crispy Treats 5.1, 5.8, 5.5
Volcano cake 5.1, 5.8, 5.6
Soil Profile in a bottle / worms and dirt 5.1, 5.3, 5.8, 5.10
Any questions may be directed to M Schoene of Seton Hall University