Layers of the Atmosphere - Hands on lesson where students create the layers of the atmosphere in a cup with sands.The layers are different thickness to show how all the layers are not the same. The lesson plan also includes pictures of is happening in each layer, and questions for students to answer. The questions were created from a Tennessee 6th grade science Text book, and I do not have a copy of answers. Questions made using bloom's taxonomy.
Thermal Conduction and convection is also included.
The lesson plan in the 5E model - Engage,Explore, Explain, Elaborate, Evaluate