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Make this fun model of the earth for science. Then you can eat your science experiment for lunch! Science doesn't get any better than when you can eat your experiments. This experiment will allow you to explain the earth's layers to your kids.

Edible Model of the Earth

What you need:

  • 1 large marshmallow
  • a peppermint candyGlobe
  • toothpick
  • 1/4 cup chocolate chips
  • small pan


  1. Cut a small slit into the marshmallow and stick the peppermint in the middle.
  2. Put the marshmallow on the toothpick.
  3. Melt the chocolate chips in the microwave or in a small pan over low heat. Dip the marshmallow in the chocolate covering it.
  4. Set it on wax paper to cool.

submitted by Kathy

This is a really fun and easy class that will help explain the earth's layer to even younger children. There is nothing more exciting then learning science through hands-on experiments.


Belinda Mooney is the mother of seven children, a veteran homeschooler and a freelance writer. Her articles have appeared in over 70 publications. Her Kids in the Kitchen column is carried Mid-Ohio Valley Parenting, Families First and Gainesville Family. You can reach her at  

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