12 - Earth's atmosphere - 3 class periods

air pressure, altitude, sound, role of atmosphere in the water cycle, density, EM spectrum, energy, greenhouse effect, greenhouse gas, infrared light, photon, UV light, visible light, radiation, layers of the atmosphere, exosphere, mesosphere, ozone, stratosphere, temperature inversion, thermosphere, troposhere, tropopause, global wind, jet stream, land breeze, local wind, monsoon, sea breeze, wind, why air moves, jet streams, 


  • Greenhouse lab
  • Graphing altitude vs. temperature