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Human Effect DLESE Reviewed Collection
In this lesson, students will investigate changes in air quality due to human interaction particularly burning of fossil fuels, and crop burning which increase levels of carbon monoxide. Students will evaluate changes in air quality over a 6 month time frame using Air Quality-Carbon Monoxide Data and draw conclusions based on observing color plot comparison graphs.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Intermediate (3-5)
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Computer activity
    • Lesson plan
Subject:
  • Atmospheric science
  • Climatology
  • Ecology
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
This product is free and clear for general use.
DLESE Catalog ID: MYND-000-000-000-047
Educational standards:
  • National Science Education Standards (NSES):
    • K-4:
      • C - Life science:
        • Organisms and environments
      • E - Science and technology:
        • Understanding about sci. / tech.
      • F - Science in personal / social perspectives:
        • Changes in environments
      • G - History and nature of science:
        • Science as a human endeavor
    • 5-8:
      • C - Life science:
        • Population and ecosystems
      • E - Science and technology:
        • Understandings about sci. / tech.
      • F - Science in personal / social perspectives:
        • Populations, resources, environments
      • G - History and nature of science:
        • Science as a human endeavor
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Contact: Dr Lin Chambers
NASA