Environmental Science: Atmosphere Bundle- Lessons, Webquests and Lab Activities

Environmental Science: Atmosphere Bundle- Lessons, Webquests and Lab Activities
Environmental Science: Atmosphere Bundle- Lessons, Webquests and Lab Activities
Environmental Science: Atmosphere Bundle- Lessons, Webquests and Lab Activities
Environmental Science: Atmosphere Bundle- Lessons, Webquests and Lab Activities
Environmental Science: Atmosphere Bundle- Lessons, Webquests and Lab Activities
Environmental Science: Atmosphere Bundle- Lessons, Webquests and Lab Activities
Environmental Science: Atmosphere Bundle- Lessons, Webquests and Lab Activities
Environmental Science: Atmosphere Bundle- Lessons, Webquests and Lab Activities
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  1. This environmental science lesson and activity is a quick and easy introduction to the earth's spheres: geosphere, hydrosphere, biosphere, and atmosphere. A brief introduction to the cryosphere is also included.This lesson is the starting point for an Environmental Science course delving into deepe
  2. 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
  3. This is a weather unit designed for middle school and high school students. The worksheets, PowerPoint, and activities introduce the basic concepts surrounding weather. Students learn about the factors involved in causing weather: heat/temperature, air pressure, wind, and moisture. ***Please Note:
  4. This pack of 2 lessons includes worksheets and activities about the Carbon Cycle, Nitrogen Cycle, and Phosphorous Cycle to teach your middle school and high school students about nutrient cycles in ecosystems. These lessons are designed to facilitate independent learning. Sit back and let your stu
  5. This activity is designed to help students independently research both sides of climate change debate in order to form their own arguments regarding global warming and the effect that it has on our world. A blank foldable is provided to help organize information found at various sources and summa
Bundle Description

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 and are ideal for sub plans or simply to encourage self-instruction of basic concepts.

*This bundle is part of my Environmental Science: A One-Semester Course.

NGSS Standards addressed:HS-LS1-6, HS-LS2-5, HS-PS3-2, HS-ESS2-2, HS-ESS2-4, HS-ESS2-6, HS-ESS3-5, HS-ESS3-6

Each lesson includes:

1. Lesson- Content & vocabulary gained through internet links, videos, and/or PowerPoint presentations.

2. Activity- Lab, game, or class activity designed to apply the concepts learned in the lesson.

3: Assessment- Quiz, assignment, or project as a culmination and review of lesson

This curriculum is ideally geared towards high school students, but is appropriate for any student looking for an independent, student-centered approach to learning.

Lesson Plan topics include:

Introductory Lesson- Spheres of the Earth

hydrosphere, atmosphere, lithosphere, biosphere

Lesson 1- STEAM Lab: Earth's Atmosphere: Composition & Layers

Layers of Earth's Atmosphere (Troposphere, Stratosphere, Mesosphere, Thermosphere), Composition of the Atmosphere, Temperature Trends throughout Atmospheric Layers, Air Pressure

Lesson 2- Weather

factors involved in causing weather (heat/temperature, air pressure, wind, and moisture), humidity, air masses, fronts, high pressure and low pressure systems, barometric pressure, isobaric maps, isothermic maps, wind-stream maps

Lesson 3- Biogeochemical Cycles & Nitrogen Cycle

Nutrient cycling, Nitrogen cycle, trace elements, nitrogen fixation, denitrification, nitrate, nitrite, ammonia, atmospheric nitrogen

Lesson 4- Phosphorous & Carbon Cycles

Phosphorous cycle, erosion, human interactions, Carbon cycle, respiration, combustion, photosynthesis, carbon sink

Extension Activity- Climate Change

Students independently research both sides of climate change debate

Foldable is provided to help students organize their information

My Environmental Science Series includes lessons for each sphere of the earth:

1. Environmental Science: Atmosphere Bundle

2. Environmental Science: Biosphere Bundle

3. Environmental Science: Lithosphere Bundle

4. Environmental Science: Hydrosphere Bundle

These lessons are designed to be easy to use for both students and teachers. Regardless of whether you've taught Environmental Science for years or just need a few quick lessons to add to your science curriculum, this is the perfect selection.

You may also be interested in these lessons:

World Biomes Poster Project

Environmental Science: Biosphere Bundle

Ecology Task Cards

STEAM Lab: Building an Simple Electric Generator using Renewable Energy Sources

STEAM Bundle: Earth's Atmosphere-Composition & Layers

Designed and Implemented by: Anne Morgan, Biology & Environmental Science Teacher

***If you enjoy this product, please rate it and provide feedback. ***

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Teaching Duration
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