6-8 Education Module (the entire module as a zipped archive - 3.9 MB)
6-8 Education Module
In this module, students will explore the issue of airborne toxics, their sources within our communities, and simple steps people can take to protect the quality of our air. A multidisciplinary approach is used throughout this module. This module includes a Core Activity, three Connecting Activities that explore specific themes in greater depth, and suggested extensions. Sources of additional information are listed at the end of each activity and in the background section of this module.
Air pollution is a large and complex problem that negatively affects human health and degrades the environment. Throughout the module, emphasis is placed on the students’ personal experience and personal actions that are reasonable for them to take to reduce their exposure to air pollution.
At the completion of this module, students will be able to do the following: