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Name: _________________________________ Date: ___________________ Block: ___

Atmosphere Diorama Project

Directions:
You will need to create a diorama depicting all 5 atmosphere layers
- Troposphere
- Stratosphere
- Mesosphere
- Thermosphere
- Exosphere

Time to complete the project:


- Day 1 (Not a whole entire class period)-
Introduction of the project
Organize class notes
Draw pictures, cut out pictures from magazines, etc.
Gather any additional materials you may want to use to bring to class
o Construction paper, small figures, clay, paint etc.

- Day 2- 45 min class period to work on your project


Homework: gather extra materials or pictures needed to finish your project

- Day 3- 45 min class period to work on your project


Homework: gather extra materials or pictures needed to finish your project

- Day 4- 45 min class period to work on your project


Homework: finish you project at home because it is due
next class!(Friday 10/3/14)!

All of the following need to be included in the project:

On a separate sheet of paper


General Information
* List the reasons that the atmosphere is important
* List the gases that are in the atmosphere
* Explain the importance of air pressure
* Group member names, Date & Period
On the inside of the box-
Title
Divide it into 5 parts (you may use less than 5 boxes)
* Use pictures and/or objects to visually describe that layer

On index cards on the outside of the box of each layer:


* Name of the Layer
* 4 special features or facts about that layer

All of the following materials will be provided:


- Markers - Computer time
- Crayon - Class notes (power point/handouts/foldables)
- Colored Pencils - Scissors - Construction Paper
- Rulers - Glue
Start planning your project here:
Names: _______________________________________________ Block: ____

DUE DATE: __Friday 10/3/14_____ DATE HANDED IN: ___________________

Rubric for Atmosphere Diorama Project

Criteria Points Teacher


Possible Evaluation
Presentation
*Creative Title 5
*Name
*Date
*Block
Creative/ 15
Eye-appealing/
Neatly done
Colored Illustrations/ Pictures 15
for required elements
Content
The diorama demonstrates a thorough 30
knowledge of the subject and includes
the required elements
Mechanics
Clearly Written or Typed 10
Correct
* grammar 5
* spelling
* punctuation
Participation
You worked productively during class 10
time, and you were not disruptive of
other students.
Handed in on time 10

TOTAL 100

Teacher Comments: