Particulate Matter- How Dirty is the Air We Breathe?
Fourth graders investigate air pollution. In this air pollution lesson plan, 4th graders test the air quality by using a block of wood and petroleum jelly. Students investigate the pollutants on the wooden block.
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States of Matter: Making Ice Cream
Who knew that learning about the states of matter could taste so sweet? This fun hands-on instructional activity captures the attention of learners as they use what they know about solids, liquids, and gases to create their very own...
K - 5th Science CCSS: Adaptable
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...
4th - 6th Science CCSS: Adaptable
What Can We Do with All This Stuff?
Need a way to boost community and involve local neighborhoods into your school? This may be your answer. Ecology is the way! Think, plan, and consider living in a no-waste place as your class embarks on this unit to learn about the...
3rd - 5th Science CCSS: Designed
How Ingenious Animals Have Engineered Air Conditioning
Humans aren't the only species to build structures with air conditioning—we weren't even the first! The video explains how a variety of species that live under and above ground design their structures to allow for air circulation. It...
5 mins 4th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable