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61 resources with the keyterm air quality

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P.O.V.'s Borders Picture Project: Lesson 1 - Air

For Teachers 9th - 12th
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...
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Fighting for Control

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Engage your class in a class discussion examining and defend different sides of an argument about whether the Environmental Protection Agency should have the legal authority to regulate carbon dioxide emissions. They will have to...
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Fuss About Dust

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Dust is everywhere around us; it's unavoidable. But what exactly is dust and are certain locations dustier than others? These are the questions students try to answer in an interesting scientific investigation. Working independently or...
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Investigation: Blowing in the Wind

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Using a simulated air sample, environmental or earth science pupils examine the components. You will need to prepare the faux air by using a hole punch and various colors of construction paper. Each color will represent a different...
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Air Quality

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Young scholars observe air quality and monoxide data. In this air quality lesson, students draw conclusions and manipulate data from a one year period on changes in air quality.
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Investigating Seasonal Variability in NO2 Concentrations

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Students study different formats of data and determine the nitrogen dioxide concentrations.  In this seasons lesson students understand the different relationships that NO2 can have.
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When A Car Coughs. . .

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Budding scientists collect and compare particulate exhaust from four different vehicles. They discuss how cars contribute to air quality. To get the most mileage out of this resource, have learners complete the optional step 5, in which...
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The Air We Have Around Us

For Teachers K
Students listen to story, The Lorax, by Dr. Seuss, discuss air quality and how people affect the earth and its atmospheric cycles, and give oral reports on what they have learned.
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Air Pollution: What's The Solution?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
In this air pollution worksheet, students complete a table with the counties in California that recieved an "A" rating for air quality and they indicate their population size. Students also color a state map with the "A" counties and...
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Concern + Action = Clean Air Solutions

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students participate in a service project about improving air quality. In this air quality lesson, students understand the problems and solutions for improvement of air quality issues. Students discuss and choose an air quality service...
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A Fast Cleanup

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students discover the causes and effects of air pollution. In this stewardship instructional activity, students explore the Air Quality Index, research pollutants, and present their findings.
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Air Pollution

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students collect and examine particulate matter found in the air. In this pollution lesson, students use microscope slides and petroleum jelly to collect particulate matter from several different locations, then use a microscope to...
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Using Abiotic and Biotic Parameters to Monitor Air Quality

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students identify the abiotic factors that influence a river or stream and the organisms that live in it. They measure several abiotic and biotic parameters to gauge water quality. Students examine the biotic environment by identifying...
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Air Dectector Investigation

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers describe the types of pollutants affecting air quality and explain the difference between bad and good ozone. They investigate air quality index levels and patterns in the Midwest region of the United States.
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Air Module Scenario (Exercises #1-5)

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students, after researching/analyzing the concept of environmental health to air quality, role-play the basic principals of epidemiology. They act out a specific scenario to generate questions, draft a research plan, and generate...
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TE Lesson: I've Gotta Get Some Air

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students investigate types and sources of indoor air pollutions both at home and in school. They decide on how to prevent poor indoor air quality. They debate smoking in order to determine how language usage can be an influence in...
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Purification v. Population: Green v. Gray The Plant Kingdom's Impact on Air Quality

For Teachers 10th - 11th
Young scholars decide if planting is a solution to air pollution. They participate in a mock trial, using results from research and experiments as evidence that supports their claim.
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Investigation: Is Dilution the Solution?

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Systematically diluting a full-strength sample of food coloring is meant to help earth scientists understand concentration in parts per million. While they will enjoy the lab exercise, it might be a challenge to help them relate it to...
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What is your Air Quality?

For Teachers 7th - 10th
In this air quality worksheet, students use the EPA's Six Common Air Pollutants web site and the AIRNow web site to answer 9 questions about common air pollutants, how pollution affects people and the environment, how pollutants are...
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The O Zone-Code Read Alert

For Teachers 4th - 5th
What are the effects of an air quality alert? Expert groups receive one component of air quality information resources to study. Pupils then jigsaw into new groups and share their knowledge. Finally, they draft a statement of what they...
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Pollution

For Students 6th
In this pollution worksheet, 6th graders watch a video on ozone and go to specified websites to find the answers to 7 short answer questions. 
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Is It Breathable?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explore air quality. In this environmental instructional activity, students observe a simulation of air pollution by blowing into a jar (with a straw) that has chalk dust. Students discuss how air quality can effect the way we...
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It's Up In the Air

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students examine a variety of tools that are used to collect scientific data. They conduct an experiment that reveals what type of particles is in the air at their school. Students report on their findings.
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Cleaning the Air

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students investigate how engineers design methods of removing particulate matter from industrial sources to minimize negative effects of air pollution. In small groups they design and construct a filter with the goal of removing pepper...