Scale Model of Earth's Atmosphere

Grade Levels
5th - 9th, Homeschool
Formats Included
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2 pages


This activity requires students to measure and draw a scaled model of Earth's atmosphere. Students will learn about the size of the troposphere, stratosphere, mesosphere, thermosphere, and exosphere. If time allows, students will draw Mount Everest, a weather balloon, meteors, the International Space Station and a GPS satellite in their proper locations.

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Total Pages
2 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
30 minutes
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