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Layers of the Atmosphere for Upper Elementary

Grade Level Grades 3-5
Resource Type Activity, Lesson Plan
Standards Alignment
Next Generation Science Standards

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Overview: Students will engage with information from books and other reliable media to learn about the layers of the Earth's atmosphere.

Learning Targets: 

  • Students will understand that the atmosphere has layers with specific characteristics. 
  • Students will identify and describe the layers of the Earth’s atmosphere. 

Lesson created by the AFT Science Cadre

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Develop a model using an example to describe ways the geosphere, biosphere, hydrosphere, and/or atmosphere interact.

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5.0
4 Reviews
This fits right into the 5th grade curriculum and is so engaging!
Katelyn_F_3189256
December 02, 2019
Great Resource! Thank you!
Amanda Carpenter 2
December 02, 2019
This covers our essential standards. What a great way to make it interesting for the students.
lholland_2958585
November 22, 2019
Lesson plan and resources are
Lesson plans and resources are relevant and very interesting. Students will surely get engaged with the lessons.
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