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How Do Long and Short EM Waves Interact with the Earth's Atmosphere?

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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 concentration of greenhouse gases.

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Instructional Ideas
  • Incorporate a graphic organizer to record the behavior of the different atmospheric gases
Classroom Considerations
  • Requires a specific set of materials and time for set up
  • Expects an understanding of the gases in the earth's atmosphere
Pros
  • Includes photos of the activity to help in planning the lesson
  • Provides thorough background knowledge to prepare for the lesson
Cons
  • None
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