This lesson is focused around the Organizing Question
of “Why Study Air Pollution?”
The lesson includes a kick-off activity that helps students understand the basics
of air pollution, including causes, effects, and potential solutions. Also included
in this lesson is a cooperative Jigsaw activity that provides students with an
in-depth understanding of air
A series of activities to help students understand
contributes to a large portion of the nation’s environmental problems. In this lesson
students will keep a personal transportation chart in order to log their own transportation choices.
A series of reading activities to aid students in becoming
aware that indoor air pollution
can also have significant health effects.
This is a lesson focusing on a group role play
activity in which students describe
a strategy they might use to influence public opinion to use composting as an alternative
to open burning.
This lesson’s focal point is on the effects of acid
rain. Students will role play the part of
something that is effected by acid rain while the rest of the class will attempt to answer
the question of “Who or What Am I?”
This lesson is a conclusion to the Air Quality
lessons. Students engage in a Questioning
Game activity of analyzing a series of case studies to determine the specific pollutants
likely to have caused a given set of health symptoms.
A. History of Air Pollution
B. Educational Resource Materials
C. Glossary of Air Quality Terms