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The Atmosphere
The lessons at this website were prepared to introduce 5th-8th grade students to the fundamental principles of the earth's atmosphere: history, composition, and structure. Includes three pages of information and features to allow for exploration and expansion of current knowledge. In addition, there are four activities to develop performance skills, not only in science, but in math and language arts as well. Links to external sites also included.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Middle (6-8)
  • High (9-12)
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Classroom activity
    • Lesson plan
    • Module / Unit
  • Atmospheric science
  • Geographical Sciences:
    • Physical geography
  • Space science
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright and other use information is unknown. Please consult the resource directly for the latest information.
DLESE Catalog ID: BRIDGE-183
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Publisher: The Center for Excellence and Equity in Education (CEEE)

Publisher: Rice University
The Center for Excellence and Equity in Education (CEEE)

Publisher: National Science Foundation (NSF)