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Internet Field Trip: The Atmosphere

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World Builders Lesson 3--Layers of the Atmosphere
Explore the layers of Earth's atmosphere.
http://curriculum.calstatela.edu/courses/builders/lessons/less/les3/layers.html

Institute on Climate and Planets: Atmospheric Pressure/ Layers of the Atmosphere
Begin at sea level and trace the layers of the atmosphere.
http://icp.giss.nasa.gov/education/cloudintro/pressure.html

Space Academy: Earth's Atmosphere
Lift off into the air.
http://liftoff.msfc.nasa.gov/academy/space/atmosphere.html

NOVA Online Adventure: The Atmosphere
Go up, up, and away to the edge of deep space.
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/balloon/science/atmosphere.html#top

Internet Field Trip: Earth's Atmosphere and Air Pressure

Internet Links

World Builders Lesson 3: Air Pressure and Atmospheric Density
We live at the bottom of an ocean of air.
http://curriculum.calstatela.edu/courses/builders/lessons/less/les3/dense.html

Miami Museum of Science: What Happens When a Storm Comes?
See how air pressure is used to predict a storm.
http://www.miamisci.org/hurricane/airpressure.html

NASA: It's a Breeze--How Air Pressure Affects You
Try these air pressure experiments!
http://kids.earth.nasa.gov/archive/air_pressure/index.html

Internet Field Trip: Cloud Types

Internet Links

Athena Curriculum: Observing Clouds
Explore the three main cloud types.
http://www.k12.wa.us/EdTech/Athena/curric/weather/pricloud/index.html

Internet Field Trip: Hurricanes and Tornadoes

Internet Links

Miami Museum of Science: How do hurricanes work?
Fly into the eye of a hurricane.
http://www.maimisci.org/hurricane/howhurrwork.html

Miami Museum of Science: What is a hurricane like?
Meet a family that survived a hurricane.
http://www.miamisci.org/hurricane/survivors1.html


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