The Atmosphere and Air Pressure

Unit 7: Earth's Systems
Lesson 9 of 14

Objective: SWBAT identify the layers of the atmosphere and describe how the pressure applied by the air in the troposphere affects weather.

Big Idea: Students learn how the pressure applied by the layers of the atmosphere affect weather, and then create a poster showing the difference in weather for high pressure areas and low pressure areas.

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