This powerpoint is an introduction to the wonders of the Atmosphere! it is best used with the "Atmosphere Guided Notes" It introduces basics of the atmosphere and the composition. It 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).