Grade 9: The Earth as a System


Content (from CAPS document)

Exam Guidelines

Suggested activities and investigations (from CAPS document)


Spheres of the Earth

  • Earth to be understood as complex system where all parts (spheres) interact with each other
  • Four spheres: lithosphere, hydrosphere, atmosphere and biosphere
  • Drawing and labelling concentric layers of inside of earth.
  • ¬†Writing to explain the interaction between the spheres.