How does the air look, smell, taste and feel in your community? Expand your students’ knowledge about the quality of the air they breathe! In this kit, students are introduced to common types of air pollution. Air quality tests are performed for particulate materials in air, smoke pollution, acidic gases in air and acid rain. A detailed background section, reproducible student handouts, complete Teacher Notes with sample data and answers and all necessary chemicals and specialized materials.
Super Value Kit is complete for 5 classes of 30 students working in pairs.
Correlation to Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)
Science & Engineering Practices
Analyzing and interpreting data Planning and carrying out investigations
Disciplinary Core Ideas
MS-PS1.A: Structure and Properties of Matter MS-PS1.B: Chemical Reactions HS-ESS2.C: The Roles of Water in Earth’s Surface Processes
Patterns Structure and function
MS-ESS2-5. Collect data to provide evidence for how the motions and complex interactions of air masses results in changes in weather conditions.