Layers of the Atmosphere Activity, PowerPoint, Notes, and Teacher Guide

Layers of the Atmosphere Activity, PowerPoint, Notes, and
Layers of the Atmosphere Activity, PowerPoint, Notes, and
Layers of the Atmosphere Activity, PowerPoint, Notes, and
Layers of the Atmosphere Activity, PowerPoint, Notes, and
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In this activity students will learn about the layers of Earth's atmosphere through trial and error in a team competition setting. Students are assigned teams and given five signs with the labels "troposphere", "stratosphere", "mesosphere", "thermosphere", and "freebie". In the activity students are faced with several questions and statements about the layers of the atmosphere and then given time to talk with their team about their answers. Once an answer is revealed and while the students are engaged and invested in the topics the teacher will have them add the new information to their notes and to a diagram of the atmosphere's layers. Students enjoy the competitive nature of the activity and teachers will like having a nice change of pace from traditional note taking. The major tool that is used to guide the activity and organize the information is a 15 page PowerPoint with original artwork (which can be reused in your own personal projects) and smooth animations designed to keep students engaged as it reveals more about the layers of the atmosphere and builds the diagram bit by bit as part of the competition. Aside from the PowerPoint and the table / diagram sheet, teachers will also receive PDFs of the label signs used in the activity, a filled in version of the table / diagram sheet, and a teacher guide to help you to best utilize these resources in your own classroom.

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Contents: (1) Atmosphere Layers Table and Diagram (word and PDF format) (2) Atmosphere Layers Table and Diagram (filled in) (word and PDF) (3) Atmosphere Layer Signs (PDF) (4) Layers of the Atmosphere PowerPoint (5) Layers of the Atmosphere Teacher Guide

All images are original. Feel free to reuse them in your own projects and assignments.

Keywords and Tags:

Atmosphere
Layers of the Atmosphere
Troposphere
Stratosphere
Mesosphere
Thermosphere
Ionosphere
Exosphere
Ozone Layer
Greenhouse Gases

Author: Lucas Talley (Mr. Talley)
Total Pages
26
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Teaching Duration
45 Minutes

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Layers of the Atmosphere Activity, PowerPoint, Notes, and
Layers of the Atmosphere Activity, PowerPoint, Notes, and
Layers of the Atmosphere Activity, PowerPoint, Notes, and
Layers of the Atmosphere Activity, PowerPoint, Notes, and