Lung Power and Air Pollution
Seventh graders, in groups, examine the air quality of the area they live in. They calculate their lung capacity for high pollution and low pollution days. They brainstorm ideas on how to protect themselves from air pollution.
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How Water Pollution Is Cleaned Up
As a follow-up from the previous lesson, young environmentalists discuss the benefits of water filtration and whether or not it's the best option. Other alternatives including air stripping, bioremediation, and phytoremediation are...
5th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Pollutants in the Air (Ages 11-14)
Black lung disease was discovered in dolphins, caused by the air pollutants that create smog. The activity challenges to pupils match the air pollutant to its environmental problem. Then, they work through three grids using logic to...
6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
What Do Light Bulbs Have to Do with Air Pollution?
Young scholars examine how they can reduce air pollution by using certain types of light bulbs. They calculate the amount of carbon dioxide emitted in order to power each type of light bulb, and identify changes they can make to reduce...
6th - 8th Science