Gr. 6; Gr. 7; Gr. 8; Gr. Middle school
Activities and Labs
Environmental science--Experiments; Ecology--Experiments; Atmospheric physics--Experiments;
Objective: Students will learn about the presence of the planetary boundary layer within the troposphere. Then using real life data, observe the changing levels of the boundary layer.
National Science Education Standards:
• Standard A: Science as Inquiry
• Standard B: Teacher will guide and facilitate a learning environment
• Standard D: Students will be provided with time, space and resources to conduct their research.
• Standard E: Science and Technology
Department of Earth Science
STORM Project - Science Center for Teaching, Outreach, and Research on Meteorology
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STORM Project, "Finding the Planetary Boundary Layer" (2007). Open Educational Resources. 15.