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Title: How Humans Change the Atmosphere PDF
Url: http://esa21.kennesaw.edu/activities/atmosphere/atms_airpollution.pdf
Creator: Fox, Chris
Publisher: Kennesaw State University
Description: This exercise, from the Environmental Science Activities for the 21st Century Project, is designed to introduce students to the idea that human activities can alter the chemistry or gaseous composition of the atmosphere, resulting in a variety of impacts on human health and the environment. Discussion topics include indoor pollution and local (point- or non-point source) pollution. Students will perform an activity in which they use an online resource from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to research point-source polluters in the area where they live. They will identify facility names, addresses, and potential environmental concerns, as well as generate maps showing the locations of these sources. Students then answer questions about the information they uncover.
LC Classification: Law -- United States -- United States (General) -- Contracts -- Government contracts. Public contracts. Purchasing and procurement -- Particular federal departments, agencies, etc. -- Environmental Protection Agency
Science -- Physics -- Meteorology. Climatology -- Atmospheric chemistry
Science -- Physics -- Meteorology. Climatology -- Atmospheric chemistry -- Atmospheric carbon dioxide
Science -- Physics -- Meteorology. Climatology -- Atmospheric chemistry -- Atmospheric methane
Science -- Physics -- Meteorology. Climatology -- Atmospheric chemistry -- Atmospheric ozone
Science -- Physics -- Meteorology. Climatology -- Atmospheric pollutants
Technology -- Environmental technology. Sanitary engineering -- Environmental technology. Sanitary engineering -- Water supply for domestic and industrial purposes -- Water pollution -- Nonpoint source pollution
GEM Subject: Science
Health
Science -- Technology
Science -- Biological and life sciences
Science -- Ecology
Science -- Earth science
Science -- Agriculture
Health -- Environmental health
Key Concept: Ecology
Ecology -- Conservation
Ecology -- Pollution
Ecology -- Sustainability
Meteorology
Meteorology -- Atmosphere
Ecology -- Climate change
Ecology -- Greenhouse effect
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Resource Type: Instructional Materials
InteractiveResource (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Lesson Plans
Reading Materials
Science Materials
Format: pdf
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
Secondary Education
Students
Teachers
Technical School First Cycle
Technical School Second Cycle
University First Cycle
University Second Cycle
Vocational Training
Language: English
Rights: Environmental Science Activity
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2009-01-06 03:00:01 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2011-01-31 12:59:25 (W3C-DTF)
Source: Environmental Science Activities for the 21st Century
Full Record Views: 191
Resource URL Clicks: 19
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