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The 5 Layers of the Earths Atmosphere

The 5 Layers of the Earths Atmosphere

Author: Madyson Wolf

Enjoy and interact with the fun sources on this page to learn more about the earth's atmospheric layers!

Area of Science: Earth Science

Science Standards: 
NGSS:5-ESS2-1. Develop a model using an example to describe ways the geosphere, biosphere, hydrosphere, and/or atmosphere interact.

CCSS/ELA: RI.5.7 Draw on information from multiple print or digital sources, demonstrating the ability to locate an answer to a question quickly or to solve a problem efficiently. (5-ESS2-1),(5-ESS2-2)

CCSS/Math: MP.2 Reason abstractly and quantitatively. (5-ESS2-1),(5-ESS2-2)

Learning Objective: Students will be able to differentiate the five main layers of the atmosphere and define each layers purpose by reading, watching and interacting with multiple sources on SOFIA.

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