A Scale Model of the Earth's Atmosphere

Middle schoolers create a scale model of the layers of the Earth's atmosphere on a long strip of adding machine tape. They use the model to compute the real distances, compare the measurements of each layer and answer questions on a worksheet.

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Grade
6th - 8th
Subjects
Math
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategies
Project-Based Learning
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