Atmosphere art project

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Date:

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LAYERS OF THE ATMOSPHERE

ART PROJECT

Chapter 15 – Section 1 Mini-Project

Materials:

Textbook (pg. 450-453)

11x17 paper (Your teacher will provide this for you)

Colored pencils, markers and/or crayons

Project: On a piece of 11x17 paper you will be creating your own version of the layers of the atmosphere shown on page 450 of your textbook.

Project Steps:

1)

2)

Re-read textbook pages 450-453 and fill in the fact chart

Use the information in your fact chart to draw a picture of the layers of the atmosphere. Use the paper your teacher provided. Your poster should be colorful and neat. You will need to include the following:

Layers of the atmosphere

Height in km of the layers above the Earth

The items found in each layer of the atmosphere.

(You will need to read pages 450-453 in your textbook to find this information)

Fact Chart: Fill in completely!!!

Layer

Troposphere

List at least three facts about each layer

Stratosphere

Mesosphere

Thermosphere

Ionosphere

Project Rubric:

Fact Chart completed (30 points)

Each layer of atmosphere labeled (10 points)

Height in Km of the layers above the Earth labeled

(10 points)

Items included for each layer (30 points)

Picture is colorful and neat (20 points)

Mini- Project Grade:

Have Fun!!!!

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