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  • In this activity, students use images and information to investigate sources and effects of air pollution.

    By the end of this activity, students should be able to:

    • recognise sources of air pollution
    • know about some solutions to air pollution
    • understand how air pollution affects them personally
    • discuss this scientific and social issue with others.

    Download the Word file (see link below) for:

    • introduction/background notes
    • what you need
    • what to do
    • discussion questions
    • student handout

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