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The Composition of the Atmosphere
In this atmosphere learning exercise, students list the gases in the atmosphere and their percent composition. They also fill in a pie chart with the gases and their percentages and answer questions about the atmosphere.
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Getting to the Core: The Link Between Temperature and Carbon Dioxide
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...
6th - 10th Science
Layers of the Atmosphere
The air you breathe at sea level is different from the air you breathe at the top of a 14,000 foot mountain and is also different than the air an airplane flies through at 28,000 feet. In the activity, learners research the layers of our...
9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Relative Positions of the Earth, Moon, and Sun Over Time
Teacher pages for four different activities and three assessments are provided in this resource. Topics deal with how the sun's position and Earth's atmosphere affect the amount of solar energy reaching Earth's surface. The concepts and...
9th - 12th Science
New Review How Do We Affect the Quality of Our Atmosphere
Explore the makeup of the earth's atmosphere. Using the set of specific experiments, pupils examine the main elements and compounds present in the atmosphere. Their study extends to investigate the effects of atmospheric pollution such...
9th - 12th Science
Identifying Ozone Variations over Different Locations
Young scholars analyze ozone data. In this atmosphere lesson, students will use a NASA resource to gather data for different regions of the Earth. Young scholars will then create a graph for their data and answer related questions.
7th - 12th 21st Century Skills