This ActivInspire review aligns with the Common Core State Standards (CCSS):
"STANDARD 7 - The Earth
The competent science teacher understands the dynamic nature of the Earth and recognizes that its features and structures result from natural processes.
Knowledge Indicators - The competent science teacher:
7A. understands the structure and composition of the Earth's land, water and atmospheric systems.
7B. understands the transfer of energy within and among Earth's land, water and atmospheric systems
7E. analyzes and explains large scale dynamic forces, events, and processes that affect the Earth's land, water and atmospheric systems."
Unit IX review of the PowerPoint lessons I, II and III in the unit "Atmosphere." 20 questions include multiple choice; true/false; matching and text responses. A PDF student worksheet/study guide can also be generated by using this program.
PowerPoint lessons contain many graphics and two links to short videos to further student understanding.
PowerPoint slides also contain notes for the instructor based on students most "frequently asked questions" or FAQ's to help clarify the subject.
* All PowerPoint lessons; ActivInspire programs; student note sheets/activities and assessments for this unit can be found under the "Earth/Space Complete Unit IX Atmosphere" zip file folder.
Terms/concepts in this review include:
Atmosphere, atmospheric composition, atmosphere formation, volcanic outgassing, photosynthesis
free oxygen, ozone, ozone layer, carbon dioxide, fossil fuels, clouds, troposphere, stratosphere
mesosphere, thermosphere, exosphere, ionosphere, air pressure, chlorofluorocarbons, CFC's, Sun's energy, Earth's energy budget, energy absorption, heat, radiation, conduction, convection, heat transfer, heat budget, hydrosphere, water cycle, evaporation, condensation, precipitation, changes of state, phase change, water droplets, clouds, Mars, Venus, air pressure, low-pressure, high-pressure, wind, convection currents, solar radiation, equator, Earth's rotation, Coriolis effect, solar heating, wind patterns, global winds, global wind patterns, doldrums, trade winds, prevailing westerlies, polar easterlies, jet streams, weather systems, local winds, sea breezes, land breezes
Earth/Space ActivInspire Unit IX Assessment Review "Earth's Atmosphere"
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