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17 reviewed resources for air pollution debate

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Air Pollution: The Issue of Global Warming

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Here is an outstanding 10-page lesson plan on global warming. Learners discover that there is a lot of controversy surrounding this topic in that the science behind global warming is difficult to prove. The best thing about this plan is...
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Purification v. Population: Green v. Gray The Plant Kingdom's Impact on Air Quality

For Teachers 10th - 11th
Students decide if planting is a solution to air pollution. They participate in a mock trial, using results from research and experiments as evidence that supports their claim.
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Wanted: A Breath of Fresh Air

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learners examine the causes and effects of air pollution, as well as ways in which various industries and government organizations are aiming to control it. They research the topic on the Internet and create posters based on their research.
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TE Lesson: I've Gotta Get Some Air

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students investigate types and sources of indoor air pollutions both at home and in school. They decide on how to prevent poor indoor air quality. They debate smoking in order to determine how language usage can be an influence in...
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Debate: "Indoor Air vs. Outdoor Air Pollution: Which Is the More Serious Threat to Public Health?"

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students work in teams to synthesize their air, asthma, air contamination, and environmental health knowledge as well as additional research to represent a particular point of view persuasively. They create a handout and presentatin...
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Clearing the Air

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Young scholars read a New York Times article and investigate a variety of emissions that contribute to global warming. They participate in a mock international summit in which they present recommendations for reversing the global warming...
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Make a Difference!

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
We are very dependent upon other life forms around us to survive. Here, scholars explore relationships in the ecosystem with the help of Auntie Litter and the pollution patrol. They imagine a world without grass, making connections to...
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Environmental Action

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers debate one another. In this pollution lesson, pupils work in teams to debate which is more serious, air or water pollution. They research their topic to come up with valid points to justify their side of the debate.
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Is Carbon Dioxide an Atmospheric Pollutant - Panel Discussion

For Teachers 6th - 7th
Students learn about and discuss the topic of rising carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere. They participate in a panel discussion including adults to gather as much information as possible for students to form their own opinions.
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The Price of Power

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Explore the current political debate over regulating power plant emissions. Critical thinkers research, formulate, and present arguments regarding selective catalytic reduction systems for coal-burning plants.
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Section Four: How Can We Protect Biodiversity?

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Look into the future with a lesson plan on biodiversity and natural habitats. Learners read articles about different perspectives when it comes to planning future development, and decide which angle is the highest priority in a group...
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Intervention Design and Final Report

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students engage in series of studies having to do with the Ambient Air Module. They create a presentation to recommend a solution for the asthma problem experienced by students at school. The rubric is found at the end of the lesson and...
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Quantifying Land Changes Over Time in Areas of Deforestation and Urbanization

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Is qualitative or quantitative research more convincing when it comes to climate change? In the eighth lesson plan during this 21-part series, scholars begin by performing a quantitative analysis of deforestation and urbanization. Then,...
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Acid Rock WebQuest

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers examine how water can be affected by population increase.  In this water quality lesson students describe the health effects on humans of air, water and soil pollution. 
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Nature and the Environment in Postwar Japan

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Japan has a complex relationship with the environment. Explore this relationship with your class through this resource. Included are thought questions, several activity ideas that range from writing, to discussion, to research, and an...
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Arkansas and NAFTA

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Build literacy through social studies and reading strategies. This lesson focuses on using pre-reading, vocabulary building, and comprehension questions to boost literacy while educating learners on international trade, NAFTA, and...
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Solid Waste in Canada

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students develop an understanding of waste and its effects.  In this managing waste lesson students participate in one of a few activities including creating a poster, summarizing an article or writing a research paper.