In Search of Air Pollution

by: Kirk Beckendorf

Using EPA and NOAA websites, students are able to view pollution inventories (the amounts and kinds of pollution released in a given location) and follow pollution along its estimated path of travel. This inquiry based lesson guides students in the use of the websites and what data to collect while cultivating critical thinking skills.


Type Journal ArticlePub Date 2/1/2006Stock # ss06_029_05_20Volume 029Issue 05

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