Environmental Impacts and Energy Consumption

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As scientists prove environmental impacts of using coal as an energy resource, do you think Santa regrets giving out so much of it? Through a demonstration of acid rain, pupils learn what makes it, where it occurs, the impact of it, and what can be done to address it. This is the fifth lesson in a series of eight.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • A field trip to a local power plant would fit perfectly with this lesson
  • Research the Clean Air Act and the impact it has had on your community
Classroom Considerations

  • Lesson relies on the third activity in the series
Pros

  • Vocabulary and extension ideas are included
  • High-quality handout is provided
Cons

  • Answer key is not included
  • Document permissions do not allow for printing
Common Core