1900 Air Pollution

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Link to Resource: http://nsdl.oercommons.org/courses/1900-air-pollution-3/view
Resource Type:Data Sets; Teaching Media
Grade Level:
11 12
Language:English
Organization:PBS LearningMedia
Publication Date:2000
Summary:"Gases trapped in ice cores show the dramatic impact that human activities have had on the planet since the Industrial Revolution. This graph, from the website accompanying the FRONTALINE/NOVA special """"""""What's Up with the Weather?-"""""""" reveals how atmospheric carbon dioxide, methane, and nitrous oxides from coal, and oil-burning power plants, cars, and other fossil fuel-burning sources have clmbed along with the world population, with as yet known effects on the climate system."
Earth Science Big Ideas:Big Idea 9
NGSS Discplinary Core Ideas:ESS1.B; ESS2.A; ESS2.D
NGSS Performance Expectations:HS-ESS1-4; HS-ESS2-4; HS-ESS2-6
NGSS Science and Engineering Practices:Developing and using models; Using mathematics and computational thinking
NGSS Crosscutting Concepts:Cause and effect: Mechanism and explanation; Scale, proportion, and quantity
Subjects: 9-12; air; air quality; atmosphere; environment; high school; ice; pollution
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