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Explorations: Air

Author(s): Barbara Tharp, Judith Dresden, and Nancy Moreno.
Explorations: Air
  • Grades:
  • K-2 3-5

In The Science of Air: Explorations magazine, students identify the sources of particles found in dust, learn about the properties of air and air pollutants, read about a pulmonologist, make a lung model, complete a crossword puzzle, and trace the pathway air takes when it enters the body.

This magazine is an integrated component of the Air unit. It also may be used as a stand-alone reading and language arts activity.

The Science of Air: Explorations may be used with a broad range of grade levels. It most appropriate for use with students in grades 3-5.

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Funded by the following grant(s)

National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, NIH

My Health My World: National Dissemination
Grant Number: 5R25ES009259
The Environment as a Context for Opportunities in Schools
Grant Number: 5R25ES010698, R25ES06932