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215 resources with the concept air pollution

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Human Impact on the Atmosphere

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders work in group to find information on the internet related to one air quality topic (ie what causes poor air quality, how can we prevent poor air quality). The information is summarized in a series of billboards dealing with...
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Maintain Air Quality

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Learners are engaged in discussing air quality through hands-on demonstrations using balloons, sealed jars, and toy cars. Students conduct a home radon test to measure their air quality.
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The Air We Breathe

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students discover the cuases of pollution. They investigate different pollutants that exist. Stsudents research technologies developed by engineers to reduce the amounts of air pollution. Upon completion of assigned activities,...
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TE Activity: Tears in Rain

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Learners examine photographs before writing captions for them. They develop visual literacy as they see how photographs are manipulated to show the effects of acid rain. They rewrite the photo captions after a class discussion.
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TE Activity: A Merry-Go-Round for Dirty Air

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students observe a simulation of a cyclone to examine a method of pollutant recovery in cleaning industrial air pollution. They examine how engineers develop technology to reduce air pollution and determine percentages for technology...
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Out of the City and Into the Soup

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners examine the issue of air pollution. They read and analyze an article, evaluate the responses of state and federal officials to the problem, conduct Internet research, and write a letter to their senator and congressman.
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What's Hiding in the Air?

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders conduct experiments to study the effects of invisible air pollutants including one with a bean plant. They examine methods of invisible air pollutants.
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You've Got to See It to Believe It!

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders examine smog and particulate matter as two major visible air pollutants. They discover how the pollutants formed and how engineers work on visible air pollution. They design an advertisement for a hybrid vehicle.
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Air Quality Presentation for Youth

For Teachers K - 3rd
Students read two books about wind and dust and then participate in a demonstration in which they plant seeds and compare dry, dusty soils to moist soils. They identify the rationale and methods for keeping airborne dust down.
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Create Your Own Investigation

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students design and implement an experiment intended to measure and analyze the air quality of a particular location. They focus on looking for ozone and particulate pollutants.
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Indoor Air: What's the Matter?

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students develop a greater awareness of the variety and amount of particulate matter in the air. They try to locate general sources of pollution for a specific area and develop some suggestions for improving air quality.
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Indoor Air Quality

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Learners examine the role of pollution indoors rather than outdoors. They identify pollutant sources and complete a KWL chart. They also measure pollutant levels and discuss how they can improve air quality.
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Heavy Breathing

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students investigate asthma and air quality, and then map or graph the incidence of asthma by county and air quality information by county in the state of Maryland. They attempt to see any correlations and note any limitations of the data.
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The Awful 8: The Play

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students become aware of the cause and effects of different air pollutants. They present a play about the different pollutants.
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Lichens as Air Quality Indicators: A beginning lichen identification study (2003

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers use GPS and trees to explore lichens and air quality.
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Particulate Sampler

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students estimate the extent of particulate air pollution present in their neighborhoods.
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What We As Students Can Do To Save Our World

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students investigate air and water pollution, and the conservation of natural resources.
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The Case of the Mysterious Red Light

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students investigate why some sunrises and sunsets are unusually bright red.
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Wump World

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders read ead the book The Wump World written and illustrated by Bill Peet. Discuss with the students how air pollution can make your eyes water and cause shortness of breath. Students discuss air pollution and give the...
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Air Pollution Survey

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Students identify the different sources of air pollution andevaluate knowledge of air pollution concepts in school and community. Students brainstorm ways of reducing air pollution and instruct school and community in reduction of air...
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The Awful Eight Lesson Plan

For Teachers 6th - 8th
The students list major air pollutants, what causes them, and their effects on people and the environment. Students list ways they can prevent or reduce the types of air pollution mentioned in the play.
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The Path of Pollution

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students follow the path of pollution from the Chernobyl accident. Students name and locate countries where radiation traveled to, describe how air pollution travels from one area to another, and seqence the travel of radiation in...
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Air Pollution: What Can You Do?

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders read the book "Air Pollution" by Gary Lopez. They reflect on what causes air pollution and write about it in their journals, learning new vocabulary and using it each day.