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Title: The Sky is Falling: A Module for Investigative Case Based Learning in the Classroom
Url: http://bioquest.org/bqemory/skyfall.html
Creator: Davidson, Tiffany
Rollin, Sharlonne
Shelton, Nicohl
Publisher: BioQUEST Curriculum Consortium
LifeLines Online
Description: In this case-based module from the BioQUEST Curriculum Consortium, students will generate maps of ozone concentrations, graph air quality indices, and propose solutions to problems with the ozone and air quality, specifically smog. This unit addresses Earth Science, Environmental Science, Meteorology, Math, and Process Skills. The lesson includes learning objectives, outside resource links, the investigative activity, and assessment guidelines.
LC Classification: Geography. Anthropology. Recreation -- Mathematical geography. Cartography -- Mathematical geography. Cartography -- Cartography
Medicine -- Public aspects of medicine -- Public health. Hygiene. Preventive medicine -- Environmental health -- Air
Medicine -- Public aspects of medicine -- Public health. Hygiene. Preventive medicine -- Environmental health -- Air -- Air pollution (General) -- By substance, A-Z -- Ozone
Science -- Physics -- Meteorology. Climatology -- Atmospheric chemistry -- Atmospheric ozone
Technology -- Environmental technology. Sanitary engineering -- Environmental technology. Sanitary engineering -- Special types of environment -- Air pollution and its control -- Particular air pollutants and their control -- Gases. Flue gases -- Individual gases and groups of gases, A-Z -- Ozone
Technology -- Environmental technology. Sanitary engineering -- Environmental technology. Sanitary engineering -- Special types of environment -- Air pollution and its control -- Particular air pollutants and their control -- Smog. Fog-pollutant mixtures
GEM Subject: Science -- Meteorology
Science -- Earth science
Mathematics -- Applied mathematics
Science -- Instructional issues
Science -- Physical sciences
Science -- Process skills
Health -- Environmental health
Date Issued: 2000
Resource Type: Reference Material
Instructional Material
Instructional Material -- Case Study
Instructional Material -- Lesson/Lesson Plan
Instructional Material -- Instructor Guide/Manual
Instructional Material -- Experiment/Lab Activity
Format: Document -- HTML
Audience OLD: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
Middle School Teachers
Secondary Education
Students
Teachers
Technical School First Cycle
Technical School Second Cycle
University First Cycle
Vocational Training
Audience: Educator
Learner
Education Level: High School
Middle School
Higher Education
Higher Education -- Undergraduate (Lower Division)
Higher Education -- Technical Education (Upper Division)
Higher Education -- Technical Education (Lower Division)
Vocational/Professional Development Education
Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
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