Air Pollution Detecting Gardens

Students will learn about biomonitoring – what it means, how it is used, and how we can use it to learn more about our schoolyard garden.

Concepts: N/A

Essential Questions

  • What is biomonitoring and how can it help us recognize the effects of pollution?
  • How can we use biomonitoring techniques to learn more about our schoolyard garden?

Standards Addressed

  • S3L2. Students will recognize the effects of pollution and humans on the environment.
  • CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.3.2. Determine the main idea of a text; recount the key details and explain how they support the main idea.
  • CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.3.9. Compare and contrast the most important points and key details presented in two texts on the same topic.