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The Atmosphere

The Atmosphere

Author: Joann Groark

Students will be able to describe the composition of the atmosphere.

Students will make a 3D model representing the element composition.

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The Elements

Watch the video to learn about the composition of the atmosphere. Stop at the 1:03 mark.

The Atmosphere

Source: Youtube


Now, using the centimeter cubes, create a visual representation of the percent of gases in the atmosphere. One cube = 1%