Changes in Earth's Atmosphere (Grades 6-8)

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Grade levels: 6, 7, 8

Content areas: Career & Technical, Math, Science

Topics: STEM, smsp, Atmosphere, Climate Change, Human Impact, Engineering

Related Standards : NGSS.MS.ETS1.4, NGSS.MS.ESS3.3, NGSS.MS.ESS3.5, NGSS.MS.ETS1.1, NGSS.MS.ETS1.2, NGSS.MS.ETS1.3, CCSS.MATH.PRACTICE.MP.1, CCSS.Math.Practice.MP.5

Type of resource: Lesson/Unit Plan

In this unit of study students will explore changes in Earth's atmosphere over the past few centuries, then design, build, and analyze a structure that control internal temperature without using additional energy. This unit integrates nine STEM attributes and was developed as part of the South Metro-Salem STEM Partnership's Teacher Leadership Team. Any instructional materials are included within this unit of study. Conditions of Use: Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 4.0. Copyright Holder: Adrienne Treadwell