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The Atmosphere and Climate Change


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Okay, class today we’re going to learn about the atmosphere, does anyone know what atmosphere means?

Billy holds up his hand and answers, I think it has something to do with oxygen and the air that we breathe, and I hear my parents talking all the time about climate change making our weather go all wonky.

Sally speaks up saying, the atmosphere is warming, and I read somewhere that today there’s more oxygen and less carbon dioxide and water vapor than there was in Earth’s early atmosphere.

Heatwaves are more common causing droughts, dangerous floods from more intense rainstorms that are happening and it’s all due to the atmosphere and climate change, said Arthur.

Very good class, Billy, Sally, and Arthur have given us excellent answers. For tomorrow I’d like all of you to write a short story about the atmosphere.


This six sentence story was written for a challenge over at GirlieOnTheEdge. Denise’s word prompt this week is “atmosphere”.


14 Comments Post a comment
  1. How i loved science classes. Fun story!

    Liked by 1 person

    August 22, 2019
  2. Seems it’s all about the weather and climate change lately. And rightly so! How anyone can deny there is global warming and significant change in weather patterns globally is beyond me.
    Engaging Six 🙂

    Liked by 2 people

    August 22, 2019
  3. Clark Scottroger #

    Good, engaging and, unfortunately all too true a cautionary Six.
    (one of the stranger effects we’re seeing here in southern New England is micro-weather… it will rain on one street (in a neighborhood) skip two ad rain on the fourth..odd)

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    August 22, 2019
  4. UP #

    And suddenly I’m back in earth science class. Good evocative six.

    Liked by 1 person

    August 22, 2019
  5. faithanncolburn #

    Hi. I see that the word atmosphere took you to atmospheric pressure too. Still a whole different story than mine.

    Liked by 1 person

    August 22, 2019

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