This zip file contains materials for middle school science lessons on the layers, composition and pressures of the atmosphere as part of a weather unit. The unit was designed for 6th graders in NYC.
2 PowerPoint lesson presentations, including outlines for students to create an interacti
This is a layered foldable and cut and paste activity.
Students cut out descriptions and illustrations of the layers of Earth's atmosphere then sort and glue them. They can glue into their notebook or into the layered foldable.
I use this activity as part of an interactive notebook.
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Great COMBINATION of both math and science! This is an updated version by Southern Science Specialists.
New content, assessment prompts, and graphical template.
Students are able to cut and paste different characteristics of the layers of the atmosphere. The layers included are the troposphere, stratosphere, mesosphere, thermosphere, and exosphere.
It comes with three files: key, blank template to which students paste the characteristics, and the mixed sh
A full page representation of the four layers of the Earth's atmosphere. I have created multiple ways for students at a variety of academic levels can interact with this task. The easy tasks would include matching the colored labels to the page with the layers that have empty color coded boxes. You
The layer of the Earth's atmosphere where most planes fly is the TROPOSPHERE.
Closest to the surface of Earth, we have the troposphere. “Tropos” means change. This layer gets its name from the weather that is constantly changing and mixing up the gases in this part of our atmosphere.
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Project choice boards put learning into students’ hands with a customized learning path based on a student’s strengths and interests.
This project choice board is ready to print and go. The choice board contains 10 project choices- each based on one of the follow
This is a good introduction or review of the atmosphere webquest
Included are links to two websites students will use to answer the questions.
They will put the 5 layers in order and provide a fact for each
They will list facts about each of the layers
The will answer questions abo
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In this activity, students may cut out pictures and descriptions and then sort them into the correct category. Cut-and-glue activities are very engaging! Even for the older students. My kids love it!
Categories include: troposphere, stratosphere, mesosphe
This reading comprehension activity is great for teaching the science of the Earth's Atmospheric Layers for grades 1-3. It can be used in your class to help your students with reading comprehension skills as well as with test taking skills. It is part of the Weather Bundle. Please take a preview p
Exam includes questions surrounding:
- Labelling the five major layers of the atmosphere and stating the elevation, temperature and common sightings in each layer
- The importance of the ozone layer
- Different gases found in the atmosphere and their percentage
- Insolation and its affect on the Ea
I made this PowerPoint on Atmosphere Layers to accompany Glencoe's Earth Science Textbook, 2013 edition, Chapter 11.1 (Atmosphere Basics).
It discusses the layers of the atmosphere, their composition, and important characteristics, and several embedded links to videos. There is an associated page
Presentation includes discussions on:
- 5 layers of the atmosphere (troposphere, stratosphere, mesosphere, thermosphere, exosphere)
- Layer characteristics (distance, temperature, common objects found, elevation)
- Composition of air (%nitrogen, oxygen, carbon, etc.)
This activity captures students interest and imagination with the real-life story of Larry the Lawn Chair Guy. Students will learn about the basics of the atmosphere and using their understanding create a plan to recreate Larry’s Trips. Students love taking picture of themselves and placing them in
Student's write a letter to Earth as if they are one of the layers. They are trying to convince Earth that they are the most important layer.
Comes with a complete rubric that includes Accuracy of Information as well as Tone and Personality of the writing.
Flipbook de las diferentes capas de la atmósfera:
- Espacio exterior.
This is a science fold and learn craftivity that can be used in different grades. Layers of atmosphere:
I use this as an "output" for student notes on the atmospheric layers. They use the Internet to find the altitudes of each layer and where the sort items go.
Also available in the Atmosphere Bundle
This 52 page product is differentiated and includes a Layered Look Book with information about the Layers of the Atmosphere!
Page 1: Cover Page
Page 2: What’s Included
Pages 3-6: Learning Outcomes
Page 7: How to assemble the Layered Look Flip Book
Pages 8-16: What the finished book will look lik
This guided notes worksheet is an aide for students while taking notes from my Atmosphere Basics Presentation, also available on my site. It includes colorful pictures, a graphic for students to label, and a graph for interpretation at the end.
I made this worksheet to accompany the Glencoe Earth
A stimulating & exciting activity that my class loved!
Attached is a set of printable labels & circular layers for the Earth's atmosphere.
Teacher prep: Select 4 different colored papers and print the attached circles onto them as shown in the file. Have pupils glue them onto each other a
Use this straightforward tool to help students visually learn about the layers of the atmosphere. This worksheet gives students a visual sense of the layers within the atmosphere while allowing them to take notes about the properties pertinent to each layer as you proceed with your lesson. This work
This curriculum includes 20 full units of study in Life, Earth, and Physical Science for students in grades 5-10. Each unit contains a PowerPoint road map that delivers a truly interactive science experience complete with hands-on activities, homework bundles, lesson notes, worksheets, answer keys,
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This bundle of science warm-ups and bell ringers is an engaging way to get your students to focus on important science content immediately. This resource covers an entire year of concepts and is the perfect way to start class each and every day. Never worry about the first few minutes of class agai
Science Warm-Up (Bell Ringers) and Homework Bundle. This resource contains 310 days (62 weeks) of warm-ups and 66 homework activity sheets. Over a year's worth of daily warm-ups and weekly homework/activity sheets!
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Weather Labs Bundle - These Weather Station Labs will save you a ton of prep time and allow your students to explore and lead their own learning through a variety of topics in the Weather Unit. Each of the station labs is a series of 8 is a plug and play station labs designed to accompany my
A five part 4,000 slide PowerPoint presentation becomes the roadmap for an amazing and interactive science experience. Complete with bundled homework package, unit notes, answer keys, review games, video links, and much more.
Teaching Duration = 1.5 months
This unit aligns with the Next Generation
This product is for 6 full units of study in Earth Science (14,000 slides, HW, notes, built-in quizzes, review games, follow along worksheets, and much more are included.
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In this activity students will learn about the layers of Earth's atmosphere through trial and error in a team competition setting. Students are assigned teams and given five signs with the labels "troposphere", "stratosphere", "mesosphere", "thermosphere", and "freebie". In the activity students are
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This is a now as three part (1,200 slides) PowerPoint presentation with built-in class notes (red slides), built-in hands-on activities with instructions and questions, challenge questions with answers, built-in review opportunities, quizzes, 6 page homework bundle, one page follow along classwork
This is a bundle of 5 lessons to teach middle school or high school students about the structure, composition, and layers of the atmosphere, as well as weather, atmospheric cycles, and climate change. These engaging worksheets, diagrams, and activities are designed to facilitate independent learning
I am so excited for my first interactive notebook to be posted on TpT!
I am a huge user of interactive notebooks. I've purchased many on here and have never really felt like they have had everything I've needed, so I've always had to add my own stuff. As a 6th grade science teacher in NYC, I find th
This is a 650 slide PowerPoint presentation with built-in class notes (red slides), hands-on activities with instructions and questions, challenge questions with answers, built-in review opportunities, two page homework, 3 page lesson notes, 2 pages of worksheets that follow slideshow for classwork,
Looking for a way to make your science study of weather, clouds, and the atmosphere more engaging and interactive? Well this no-prep, print-and-go packet is the just-right thing to supplement your unit!
40-page packet includes:
What is weather? What is a meteorologist?
Air / Air Pressure
Layers of the Atmosphere: This layers of the atmosphere accordion booklet is a fun hands on activity for students to use in their interactive notebooks. Students may research different facts about each layer of the atmosphere and write what they find on the provided blank lines. This booklet also do
This 14-page printable packet can be used as a complete topical unit study on the Earth's atmosphere. Not only does it include worksheets for review and practice, but also a thorough introduction to the layers of the atmosphere and the composition of air, along with instructions for students to crea
This is a now a 400 slide PowerPoint presentation with built-in class notes (red slides), challenge questions with answers, built-in review opportunities,homework page with answers, a 1-20 Visual biome quiz with answers, research links, skit activity with research sheet, games, and more.
This is a 350 slide PowerPoint presentation with built-in class notes (red slides), challenge questions with answers, built-in layers of the atmosphere quiz, review opportunities, games, two page homework, lesson notes, one page follow along classwork sheet, visuals, and much more.
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This 45 page document gives blacklines and instructions to create a Weather and Water Foldable. The topics covered include:
This foldable will
This bundle includes over 90 pages of both visually engaging foldables and innovative 3D pop-up note cards. Each product will enhance instruction and students will want to keep what they build. There is specific instructions on how to build each pop-up card and is really fun to do; especially as a
Save yourself TONS of planning time with this interactive bundle! This STEAM bundle includes engaging activities and lessons on the following topics:
Layers of Earth's Atmosphere (Troposphere, Stratosphere, Mesosphere, Thermosphere), Composition of the Atmosphere, Temperature Trends throughout Atm
This PowerPoint includes information about Hurricanes, Tornadoes, Thunderstorms, Ice Storms, Microbursts, and Blizzards. A project is introduced that describes how students will create PowerPoint presentations to the class about a severe weather system. Requirements for the student presentations a
With over 50 pages and 20 different high quality foldables, your students will stay engaged and have fun learning Earth Science from a new dimension. You can print these foldables in both color and black and white. Also, included in this bundle is one copy of every foldable as a blank template, so
A complete weather unit, originally created for NYS Regents level Earth Science, but it has been modified to be a bit more generic. It is organized into 8 different topics and totals 94 slides between all of the presentations. Many reflect the Earth Science Reference Tables, which are a wonderful re
Teaching about the layers of the atmosphere? Want students to see the reason behind the layers?
This printable worksheet/activity can help!
Students will be able to graph and describe the reason that the atmospheric layers begin and end at certain altitudes.
Common Core Standard(s) Alig
The Planet Earth is a 44 slide point presentation and 10 pages of students notes. that is going to help you teach the main characteristics of Earth. This presentation contains 4 formative assessments, graphic organizers, maps, animations and more.
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