Air Pollution and Asthma (11th Grade)

Unit of 1 Lesson
Grade Levels: 
9
10
11
12
Subjects: 
Language Arts
Media / Technology
Philanthropy
Science
Social Studies
Issue Area: 
Environment
Focus Question 

Focus Question: What is each person's responsibility for environmental stewardship? 

Photo credit: Time to Think by Indraneel Biswas is licensed under CC by 2.0

Unit Overview 

Students gain awareness of the negative effects of air pollution, especially asthma. Students identify some of the sources of air pollution in the school and community and possible ways to improve air quality in these areas.

Service Experience 
 Students raise awareness of factors that increase air pollution. When people are informed, they can take action and vote for change. 
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