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Layers & Characteristics of the Atmosphere Unit

Embark on a comprehensive exploration of Earth’s atmospheric layers with this Layers & Characteristics of the Atmosphere Unit—a high-quality resource designed for a two-week, no-prep deep dive into the complexities of our planet’s gaseous envelope. Focused on the essential question, “How do scientists describe the composition of Earth’s atmosphere?”, this unit provides an in-depth understanding of the atmospheric components and their relationships.

$11.00

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Embark on a comprehensive exploration of Earth’s atmospheric layers with this Layers & Characteristics of the Atmosphere Unit—a high-quality resource designed for a two-week, no-prep deep dive into the complexities of our planet’s gaseous envelope. Focused on the essential question, “How do scientists describe the composition of Earth’s atmosphere?”, this unit provides an in-depth understanding of the atmospheric components and their relationships.

 

Students dive into the intricacies of meteorology, studying the composition of the atmosphere, air, particulates, aerosols, atmospheric pressure, density, barometer, temperature, and the distinct layers of the atmosphere including the troposphere, stratosphere, mesosphere, and thermosphere. With a focus on understanding relationships between atmospheric variables such as temperature and atmospheric pressure, students gain insight into the dynamic interplay shaping our planet’s atmospheric systems.

 

Through engaging lessons and interactive activities, students emerge with a deep understanding of the complexities and characteristics of Earth’s atmosphere, laying a solid foundation for further study in meteorology and environmental science.

 

✎ WHAT’S INCLUDED?

  • Unit Pacing Guide
  • Earth’s Atmosphere Lesson Plan
  • Characteristics of the Atmosphere PowerPoint Presentations & Guided Notes (multiple versions of each)
  • Describing Earth’s Atmosphere Worksheet
  • Atmospheric Layers Worksheet
  • Layers of the Atmosphere Lab & Answer Key
  • Ozone Enrichment Worksheet & Answer Key
  • The Air Around You Lesson Plan
  • The Air Around You PowerPoint Presentation & Guided Notes
  • Characteristics of the Atmosphere Practice Worksheet & Answer Key
  • Characteristics of the Atmosphere Quizzes (three versions) & Answer Keys
  • “Are We Losing Our Air?” Project

 

⚠️ BUNDLE & SAVE!⚠️ Save 20% on this resource in the Earth’s Atmosphere Unit Bundle!

 

Grade Levels: 7th – 12th

Total Pages: 120+
Teaching Duration: 2 Weeks

 

What busy teachers like you have said:
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Kathleen M. says, “I loved this lesson and how straightforward it was with no prep. There is so much to use and the students actually enjoyed them.”

 

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