Atmosphere Teacher Resources
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The Atmosphere: the Ocean of Air above Us
5th CCSS: Adaptable
Like a breath of fresh air, a good reading comprehension activity can be refreshing. Learn about Earth's atmosphere with a short passage about the different layers and gases in the atmosphere, and about the implications of air pollution....
Blocking the Sun: Earth's External Heat Engine and the Earth's Atmosphere
8th - 12th
Using a detailed worksheet, advanced earth science learners examine radiation data and graphs. They compare the solar energy reaching different latitudes and the effects of the atmosphere on insolation. The exercises are comprehensive....
Analyzing Atmosphere: Macbeth Murder Scene and Dagger Speech
10th - 12th
Shakespeare's Macbeth (Act II, Scenes I and II) lacks explicit details of the murder of King Duncan, yet the author creates an atmosphere that allows us to visualize the event. Readers interpret the "Dagger Speech" by writing stage...
How Do Long and Short EM Waves Interact with the Earth's Atmosphere?
6th - 12th
Things are about to heat up in your classroom! A kinesthetic lesson asks learners to play the part of the gases in the earth's atmosphere and interact with the sun's radiation. The focus is to learn the impact of the increasing...
The Effects of Earth’s Upper Atmosphere on Radio Signals
8th - 12th
Assist your class with understanding how Earth's atmosphere is affected by radio signals. They discuss current knowledge of radio waves and construct an aluminum screen to mimic the effects of the ionosphere. They continue the lesson by...
Atmospheric CO2 and Earth’s Temperature
4 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Is atmospheric carbon dioxide really to blame for global warming? Young environmentalists analyze historical carbon dioxide and temperature data during a multimedia activity from PBS's Weather and Climate series. High schoolers read...
Getting to the Core: The Link Between Temperature and Carbon Dioxide
6th - 10th
Polar ice samples provide scientists with valuable information about the condition of the atmosphere for hundreds of thousands of years in the past. Of particular interest is the amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere and its...