Layers of the Atmosphere Lesson for Kids

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Which of the following is NOT a layer of the atmosphere?

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1. Which of the following is the layer closest to the ground?

2. Which of the following is true about the temperature in the Earth's atmosphere?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The Earth's atmosphere is made up of many layers. You'll be asked several multiple-choice questions about these layers, including their locations and temperatures.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be asked to:

  • Understand the layers of the atmosphere
  • Know which layer is closest to the ground
  • Determine what's true about the temperature of the Earth's atmosphere
  • Define the Earth's atmosphere
  • Know what the thermosphere is

Skills Practiced

This quiz will help you practice the following skills:

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge the Earth's atmosphere to name which layer is closest to the ground
  • Reading comprehension - take away important information from the related lesson on the Earth's atmosphere
  • Distinguishing differences- be able to tell the difference between true and false statements about the atmosphere

Additional Learning

If you want to learn more about this topic, read the lesson called Layers of the Atmosphere Lesson for Kids. The lesson will make sure you can:

  • Name the layer that most clouds stay in
  • Understand what weather balloons are
  • Tell how long the thermosphere is
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