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Gallery Walk Questions on Atmosphere Composition

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created by Mark Francek, Central Michigan University

The following are potential questions that could be used in a gallery walk activity about atmosphere composition, greenhouse gases, ozone. The questions are organized according to the cognitive level at which students are engaged, using Bloom's Taxonomy.


Name 2 greenhouse gases.


Group the following gases: CFC's, CO2, O3, CH4, H2SO4, HNO3


How could you use your profession to reduce greenhouse gas emissions?


Read the assigned article. What are the central arguments surrounding the debate concerning the human influence on climate change?


Invent a new product that would minimize human exposure to UV rays. Weird but scientifically correct ideas are acceptable.


List 4 ways you can protect yourself from UV radiation. Based on your lifestyle, prioritize the list, citing reasons for your list order.

Visit the introduction to Gallery Walks for more information about using Gallery Walks in your classes.

Learn more about creating questions for Gallery Walk using Bloom's Taxonomy

To see a more fully fleshed out example of a Gallery Walk activity, check out either Weather Map Interpretation or Soil Morphology.