RUTH DOYLE MIDDLE SCHOOL
Claim. Evidence. Reasoning
This week we begin a quick study of the atmosphere. The primary focus of study will be on the layers of atmosphere and the layer in which our weather occurs (troposphere).
The students will have a quiz on Monday (October 9) for 25-30 points! Students can begin studying at home using their study guide, science journal, and information posted online including Google Classroom.
Week at a Glance:
MONDAY (TUESDAY): "Review quiz, Intro to atmosphere, Label layers of Atmosphere"
1 - Pass out "Atmosphere" study guide
2 - Watch Study Jams video 'Earth's Atmosphere"
3 - Activity 1 - Label the layers of atmosphere
4 - Classify the layers of Atmosphere
WEDNESDAY (THURSDAY): "Graph layers of Atmosphere and Foldable"
1 - Scaled graph of atmosphere on poster paper
2 - Study Jams Video “Weather and climate”
3 - Flipbook on layers of Atmosphere (10 points)
FRIDAY: "Quiz 3 - Atmosphere (tentative)"
1 - Q & A session before quiz
2 - Bill Nye Video "Atmosphere"