Air Pollution Teacher Resources
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Investigation: Pollution Prevention Is Disease Prevention
Plenty of background information about how air pollution affects much more than just our lungs is included on this attractive handout. After reading, pupils make a working model of a lung and diaphragm. Junior physicians place a small piece of cotton in the lung to find out what happens.
4th - 6th Science 61 Views 54 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
When your environmental or earth science class is studying air pollution, you will want to take the time to go over this resource. Pupils peruse the history of air pollution regulations and examine outstanding diagrams of what contributes to smog in American cities.
6th - 8th Science 17 Views 128 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
The hole in the ozone layer may "scaereosol" to death! Meteorology, environmental, or atmosphere students read about the atmosphere's ozone content and the sources of air pollution. This is a valuable reading resource for your atmosphere unit.
6th - 8th Science 22 Views 101 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Air Pollution in Mexico City
A fantastic lesson on urban air pollution problems throughout the world is here for you. Learners understand that there are many factors involved in creating pollution, that there are many health effects brought on by air pollution, and that fixing the problem is not an easy task.
7th - 10th Science 32 Views 69 Downloads
Air Pollution Math
Explore earth science by completing an environmental math activity. Environmentally aware learners discuss how air pollution begins, whom it affects, and how it can be prevented. They utilize graphic organizers to visualize pollution statistics and later complete a pollution worksheet in class.
Pre-K - 2nd Math 27 Views 32 Downloads
Investigation: Ozone Snaps
This investigation of the effect of air pollution on rubber bands is a snap! After closely observing the properties of a fresh rubber band, learners let them sit outdoors, both sealed off from and exposed to, open air. After a week, observations are made again to determine if being exposed to possible polluted air has made a difference.
6th - 8th Science 7 Views 5 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Learners design and build an outdoor air pollution detector, test their designs, and communicate their results. In this investigative instructional activity students work in teams to design their detectors and use everyday items to do this.
2nd - 12th Math 16 Views 21 Downloads CCSS: Designed
New Review Scavenger Hunt Worksheet
Exactly how environmentally friendly is your school? From the air fresheners in the bathrooms to the cleaning solvents used in the classrooms, young conservationists search the school grounds for sources of air pollution in an engaging scavenger hunt.
4th - 8th Science 6 Views 6 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
High schoolers investigate the effects of types of pollution in a closed system of a glass of water. In this Earth science activity, students use a glass of water as model for air. High schoolers introduce different materials to represent types of air pollutants.
9th - 12th Science 20 Views 79 Downloads
Air Pollution and Asthma (11th Grade)
What is the air quality index? Start by discussing pollution and air quality with your budding environmentalists. A list of instructional activities are provided here from inviting a guest speaker into your classroom to discussing asthma. Challenge your class to think of new ways to control air pollution.
9th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 9 Downloads
I Don't Believe My Eyes!
Students develop their understanding of the effects of invisible air pollutants. In this invisible air lesson, students complete experiments with a rubber band air test, a bean plant experiment and by exploring engineering roles related to air pollution.
4th - 6th Science 3 Views 8 Downloads
A Breath of Fresh AIR
Auntie Litter is at it again, this time helping scholars understand the value of clean air. After discussing the historical and current dangers of air pollution, they explore particles in the air through two simple experiments. After discussing some key vocabulary, the class watches a 15-minute podcast documenting Auntie Litter and the Pollution Patrol's quest against Mr.
2nd - 4th Science 3 Views 13 Downloads
Life is a Breath of Fresh Air
Explore air pollution and man-made emissions with young environmental advocates as they examine images and discuss the issues. Use brief points (listed here) to explain a few main concepts such as effects of smog, sources of pollution, the ozone layer, and the oxygen cycle.
1st - 3rd Science 3 Views 19 Downloads
Air Pollution: What's the Solution
Can your class analyze the air quality in different places using a map? They'll identify factors contributing to air pollution and discuss possible health concerns that may arise from the pollution. Lesson plan documents are included in pdf form.
7th - 8th Science 5 Views 13 Downloads
P.O.V.'s Borders Picture Project: Lesson 1 - Air
Take photos of human activities that impact air quality. Collaborative groups present one of the photographs, identifying how the activity contributes to air quality and what can be done to minimize the impact. As one in a series of lessons exploring human impact on the environment, this activity will help develop informed citizens who can make a difference.
9th - 12th Science 4 Views 7 Downloads
There's Something in the Air
Clever! In order to compare indoor and outdoor dispersal rates for the movement of gases and particles through air, collaborators will participate in a classroom experiment. Set up a circular grid and set students on lines that are spaced in two-meter increments from the center.
K - 5th Science 18 Views 14 Downloads
Getting Oriented: A Move to Alternative Fuels
Discussion, reading, and critical thinking are only some of the things learners will be doing in this four-part unit on alternative fuels. They read about different fuel sources, how they are manufactured, and the pros and cons of each type.
9th - 12th Science 4 Views 11 Downloads
Airing Our concerns: I Can See Clearly Now
Middle schoolers research specific answers to questions about air pollution. For this air pollution lesson, students share information to fully understand the causes of air pollution. Middle schoolers role play individuals from different groups to present their perspective on what to do about air pollution.
6th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 4 Views 7 Downloads
What's Your Hypothesis?
Find the article, "In the Thick of Air Pollution," not through the resource link in the lesson plan, but through an Internet search. Have high schoolers read it and perform calculations with the statistics provided. The objective is to consider if there is a relationship between particulate matter in the air and the occurrence of cardiovascular disease.
11th - Higher Ed Science 6 Views 19 Downloads