School Air Eco-Audit: Analyzing

110 minutes
Two 55-minute class periods
Primary subjects: 
Career and Technical Education (CTE), Environmental Education, Mathematics, Science
Grade: 
11, 12
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In this lesson, students use the data they gathered in Lesson 1 to note trends in the quality of the air on campus. They do research and interview campus personnel to find answers to questions and to address gaps in their data. Then they analyze the data they’ve gathered, reflect on its importance, and begin considering ideas for improving air quality on campus.

Key objectives for students
Analyze eco-audit data from Lesson 1 to assess air quality conditions on campus.
Do research and conduct interviews to gain a deeper understanding of campus air quality.
Synthesize all their data on campus air quality and reflect on its importance.
Brainstorm solutions for improving campus air quality.
Secondary subjects
Civics and Government, Reading or Language Arts
Topics
Audit, Eco-audit, Air quality, ventilation, Air pollution, HVAC, Efficiency, Conservation, Data analysis
Skills
Collaboration, Communication skills, Creative problem solving, Critical Thinking, Systems thinking
Values
Curiosity, Empathy, Global Leadership, Mindfulness, Optimism, Resilience
Methods
Brain-Based Learning, Multi-Disciplinary, Multiple Intelligences, Project-Based Learning, Real-World Application, Technology Integration
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