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Chemical Makeup of Earth's Atmosphere

I can describe the chemical makeup of earths atmosphere.

What is the atmosphere?


Brainstorm anything we know about the atmosphere so far - including past years of science...

Earth's Atmosphere is a mixture


Describe the chemistry of earths atmosphere as a mixture of gases. What gases are present in our atmosphere and at what percentage in its composition?
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Earth's Atmosphere is a mixture


Describe the chemistry of earths atmosphere as a mixture of gases. What gases are present in our atmosphere and at what percentage in its composition?
Nitrogen - 78% Oxygen - 21% Argon - <1% Trace gases - very small percentages that help make up that last 1% Varying compounds - water, pollution, dust, etc.

Let's take a look at other resources


FOSS book - p. 94-95
Write down the top 3 items present in the different areas mentioned

Periodic Table Online