Students will learn about:
- Importance of good air quality on our health and future
- Health and environmental implications of burn barrels
- Description of air quality monitoring and equipment
- How to find the Detroit Lakes air quality status
- Air quality and relation to global warming
ENVIRONMENTAL LITERACY SCOPE AND SEQUENCE
SYSTEM CONCEPT(S) TO BE ADDRESSED:
cause and effect
SYSTEM BENCHMARK(S) TO BE ADDRESSED FOR GRADES 6-8, 9-12:
Grades 6 - 8
C-2 The output from a social or natural system can become the input to other parts of social and natural systems.
C-3 Social and natural systems are connected to each other and to other larger or smaller systems.
Grades 9 - 12 (adult)
D-4 It is not always possible to predict accurately the result of changing some part or connection between social and natural systems.
MINNESOTA ACADEMIC STANDARDS
MINNESOTA SCIENCE STANDARD(S) TO BE ADDRESSED:
6.I.A.1 - The student will distinguish between scientific evidence and personal opinion.
6.I.B.1 - The student will identify questions that can be answered through scientific investigation and those that cannot.
7.I.A.1 - The student will recognize how scientific knowledge is subject to change as new evidence becomes available, or as new theories cause scientists to look at old observations differently.
8.I.A.1 - The student will explain and give examples of how science can be used to make informed ethical decisions by identifying likely consequences of particular actions.
8.I.B.2 - The student will describe how scientists can conduct investigations in a simple system and make generalizations to more complex systems.
9-12.I.C.4 - The student will know that technological changes and scientific advances are often accompanied by social, political, environmental and economic changes.
MINNESOTA HISTORY AND SOCIAL STUDIES STANDARD(S) TO BE ADDRESSED:
9-12.V.D.1: Students will recognize changes over time in nearby landscapes, resulting from human occupation.
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MN Pollution Control Agency