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Several air quality experiments are possible using common materials and devices.

  • Research air quality standards and pollutants using Internet and other resources -- Start with the resources in this lesson .

  • Develop a do-able plan for monitoring air quality near your school.

  • Contact other schools who may be interested in studying this topic and sharing data -- You can do this online at Global School Net Project Registry and other sites.

  • Research, design, and build collection devices for particles and pollution in the air -- see sample collector at Lawrence Berkely Lab site.

  • Use your collection devices to gather data from your local area over several days, weeks, or longer.

  • Post your data collection and compare it to others posted.

  • Determine how you will show your learning.