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Learning Exercise: Model of atmospheric gasses

Title:
Model of atmospheric gasses
Material:
Description:
This activity introduces students to the atmospheric differences between the three "sister" planets in a graphic and hands-on way. It is one of a few linked activity this site provides on this topic.
Course: earth science

Info

Submitted by:
Dave Poodrty
Date Last Modified:
June 30, 2005

Exercise

Additional Information: http://www.ucar.edu/learn/1_1_2_1t.htm

Categories

Audience

  • High School
  • Middle School

Topics

atmosphere, astronomy

Requirements

Reading of atmosphere compostion

Learning Objectives

Students should understand how gasses comprise different atmospheres surrounding earth and other planets.

Type of Task

  • Student-centered
  • Supplemental activity
  • Team