Author(s): Barbara Tharp, Judith Dresden, and Nancy Moreno.
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.
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