Gr. 6; Gr. 7; Gr. 8; Gr. Middle school
Activities and Labs
Environmental science--Experiments; Ecology--Experiments; Atmospheric physics--Experiments;
Students will make connections from everyday situations to air quality. Students will know the 7 criteria pollutants established by the EPA and monitored by each state.
National Science Education Standard:
As a result of activities in grades 5-8, students w ill learn that natural environments may contain substances that are harmful to human beings. Maintaining environmental health involves establishing or monitoring quality standards related to use of soil, water, and air.
Department of Earth Science
STORM Project - Science Center for Teaching, Outreach, and Research on Meteorology
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