Q2W7-December 3-7, 2018

Layers of the atmosphere information sheet

Layers of the Atmosphere PowerPoint

TeacherCrystal Cornelius
Subject AreaScience
Grade Level6
Week #16
Unit of InstructionEarth Systems and Patterns
Standard(s) Taught

Describe how the composition and structure of the atmosphere
protects life and insulates the planet.

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Students will:
• describe the composition and structure of the Earth’s atmosphere
• describe the functions of the four main layers of Earth’s atmosphere:
o Thermosphere, Mesosphere, Stratosphere, Troposphere
• explain how Earth’s atmosphere protects life and insulates the planet
including the ozone layer
• discuss the impacts to life if Earth’s atmosphere is compromised due to climate
change and ozone depletion

Classroom Activities

Layers of the Atmosphere Group Project


Assignments Due
Additional Resources


ESE – Special Considerations based on IEP

504– Special Considerations based on Accommodation Plan  

ESOL – Appropriate printed material, pre teaching activities, various instructional approaches, student engagement and thinking activities, differentiation, check for content comprehension, resources for assistance, reinforce study skills, linguistic modifications, specific vocabulary, alternative assessment.

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