Students use data to create graphs comparing the ozone levels in various US cities, analyze and evaluate trends, and determine how humans have affected air quality and what steps can be done to preserve air quality. Lesson includes vocabulary, background information, activity, online resources and extension.
Reviews the different gases in the atmosphere and their effects.
A list of student-submitted discussion questions for Composition of the Atmosphere.
To predict the main ideas of the text based on context clues, to generate questions about a given topic and to organize and review the knowledge learned about the topic using the SQ3R strategy.
Connect your daily life experiences with specific points in a reading using a Double Entry Diary.
Students learn of direct observations by astronauts of the smell of space, brainstorm the source of the stench, and think about why this scientific observation might help us learn more about space.
Students will compare plane contrails to clouds and look at their potential impact on Earth's weather.
Students will determine the optimal conditions for a colorful sunset and the effect smog or other atmospheric changes can have on the color produced.
The use CFCs and other ozone depleting chemicals has been reduced. The ozone hole is starting to recover and may be healed by 2070.
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