Kia Ngāwari te Whakahā
Hands on experiments include ‘pollution patrol’ where students compare the exhaust emissions of a variety of vehicles, ‘Smog Alert’ which involves students creating smog in a jar, and an extensive data crunching activity for the older children that uses locally sources air quality data collected over a five-year period. Covers the ‘planet earth and beyond’ as well as ‘Nature of Science’ strands. There are strong links to numeracy and social science and suggestions for extending this unit into surveys and connections to the Chernobyl disaster.
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