Air Quality Unit - Lesson 1 : What Gets Into the Air? (view)

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What Gets into the Air?
Learning goals:
Identify physical and chemical changes associated with combustion, Identify reactants and products, Explain how combustion (burning) is linked to air pollution
MEECS, Environmental, Environment
Lesson One Overview
Advance Preparation
Background Information
Adaptations/Extensions/ Enhancements
Additional Resources
Thought Questions
Burning Questions
Candles and Air Pollution
Burning Questions at Home


The lesson develops the basic ideas that combustion activities are a major source of air pollution and that the products of combustion include particles (soot) and gases such as carbon monoxide and carbon dioxide.