Describes the properites of the thermosphere and exosphere.
A list of student-submitted discussion questions for Thermosphere and Beyond.
To use prior knowledge of root words to learn new vocabulary words using Etymology.
To develop the ability to categorize words from the text based on pre-assigned Word Categories.
Find out what Apollo astronauts saw on the moon, how scientists have developed hypotheses to explain them, and how they plan to test these hypotheses.
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.
This study guide summarizes the key points of Troposphere, Stratosphere, Mesosphere, and Thermosphere and Beyond. You can download and customize it to suit your needs and study habits.
This interactive map of the Earth's atmosphere gives information about the temperature and air pressure in each layer. There are also blurbs about each section if you click on them, as well as sample objects that might be found in each layer.
These flashcards help you study important terms and vocabulary from Thermosphere and Beyond.