Interactive Models

Air Pollution and Social Inequalities

Overview

Students will analyze and describe the relationship between air pollution and minority and poverty populations. Students will evaluate environmental problems in relation to social inequalities.  

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  • Students will analyze and describe the patterns between minorities and Nonattainment Areas in California.
  • Students will analyze and describe the patterns between communities with high poverty and Nonattainment Areas in California.
  • Students will evaluate environmental problems in relation to social inequalities.
  1. Are environmental issues uniformly distributed across groups of people?
  2. Do environmental issues disproportionately affect communities with social inequalities?
  • Internet Required

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