Activity 3C: Pollutants Over Time

In this activity students will collect data about air pollution in their area for al least 30 days. Once they have their data, students can research each type of pollution commonly found in air; calculate mean, median and mode; graph results; and create an action plan to reduce local air pollution.

  • Identify different pollutants in the air
  • Construct air quality index chart
  • Collect and analyze long term data
  • Determine mean, median and mode in a data set
  • Construct a box and whisker plot from a data set

Pollutant, air, air quality, long term data, mean, median, mode, box and whisker plot

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Pulmo Park
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Lesson 3: In Particular, What Goes Up Your Nose?