These guided notes are to be used with the Atmosphere Powerpoint. The guided notes are very visual to increase student's conceptual understanding. Thie powerpoint and notes introduce the wonders of the Atmosphere! They introduce basics of the atmosphere and the composition. They outlines the layers of the atmosphere and their different characteristics, temperature, and pressures. The powerpoint includes many engaging video clips about the atmosphere - some more engaging to excite the students and some more informational to engrain the main information. The powerpoint is very informational, exciting and engaging! It is very visual, because the atmosphere is best understood in this way (and the guided notes are as well). This powerpoint, with its pictures and video clips, is a great way to engage students and blow their minds about a world that we don't have usual access to - into the atmosphere!! The content standards-aligned to 7th-grade essential standards (Weather and Atmosphere Unit).