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Turning the Air Upside Down

Students analyze how engineers study temperature inversions and convection currents to understand why pollution levels may be higher in some areas than others. They participate in an experiment that allows them to build simple models to investigate convection currents and temperature inversions.

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Resource Details

Grade
4th - 6th
Subjects
Engineering
3 more...
Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
45 mins
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
Included Materials
  • Project
  • Vocabulary