Pollutant Source and Transport
Students will analyze how air pollution may be transported over time. Students will also differentiate between sources of air pollution and describe how air pollution interacts with the Earth System.
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Supported NGSS Performance Expectations
- MS-ESS3-3: Apply scientific principles to design a method for monitoring and minimizing a human impact on the environment.
- MS-ESS3-4: Construct an argument supported by evidence for how increases in human population and per-capita consumption of natural resources impact Earth's systems.
- HS-ESS3-4: Evaluate or refine a technological solution that reduces impacts of human activities on natural systems.
- HS-ESS2-2: Analyze geoscience data to make the claim that one change to Earth's surface can create feedbacks that cause changes to other Earth systems.
- Students will analyze changes in air quality over time.
- Students will differentiate between sources of air pollution.
- Students will describe how air pollution interacts with the Earth System.
- What are the mechanisms by which air pollution is transported?
- What are the differences between sources of air pollution?
- How does air pollution interact with the Earth System?
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