Earth’s Formation

Unit 1: Assignment – Earth’s Formation

Instructions: Watch the Khan Academy video about Earth’s formation at the following link:

Apply your understanding of the theory that is discussed by creating a concept map.

Examples of concept maps (unrelated topics) can be found below:

What is A Concept Map with Examples | EdrawMax Online

45 Concept Map Examples ideas in 2021 | concept map, technical writer, concept

On your concept map, you should diagram the relationships among the following ideas:


· 4.5 billion years old

· Supernova

· Space

· Gravity

· Hydrogen

· Clouds of gas

· Nuclear fusion

· Elements

· Helium

· Formation of Earth

· Planetesimals

You are not limited to using these terms, but they should be included.

Concept mapping includes selecting terms, ranking concepts, arranging concepts in clusters and linking concepts together according to a cognitive scheme.

NOTE: The arrows should include words that connect the ideas presented in the bubbles. Here’s an example below: