Download This Lesson (PDF, 245 KB)
Grade Level: 5-8
Our Solar System
Science Education Standards: Earth and Space Science: Understand the Origin and Evolution of the Earth System
Short Description: Students conduct experiments to model the separation of light and heavy materials within a planetary body using gelatin. In a second activity, students model the break-up of a differentiated body using frozen hard-boiled eggs.
Source: Exploring Meteorite Mysteries