CSAP Standards: Grade 8 (On the Air)
More than meets the Eye, PM and fine PM
(On the Air)
Our Lungs, Our Air, Our Health
(Thinkport) Compare Your Air (Thinkport) Every Breath You Take (CAC)
What do Light Bilbs have to do with Air Pollution?
Every Breath You Take
Lung Power and Air Pollution
(Teacher's Domain) Air Quality Index

 (COEP) Ozone, Particulate Matter, & Carbon Monoxide, Oh my!


(COEP) Pollutant Posters 

(COEP) Vehicles and Pollution 

 (COEP) Taking Action

 (COEP) CO Buildup City

(COEP) What's the Connection between Convection and Inversion? 

1.1 Ask questions and state hypotheses that lead to different types of scientific investigations (for example: experimentation, collecting specimens, constructing models, researching scientific literature) X X X X X X X   X X X X   X X
1.2 Use appropriate tools, technologies and metric measurements to gather and organize data and report results X X X X X X X X   X   X   X  
1.3 Interpret and evaluate data in order to formulate a logical conclusion X X X X X X X X X X X X X X  
1.4 Demonstrate that scientific ideas are used to explain previous observations and to predict future events (for example: plate tectonics and future earthquake activity) X X X X   X X     X   X   X  
1.5 Identify and evaluate alternative explanations and procedures X X X X   X X   X X   X   X  
1.6 Communicate results of their investigations in appropriate ways (for example: written reports, graphic displays, oral presentations)  X X   X X X X   X   X X X X X
2.8 There are different forms of energy and those forms of energy can be transferred and stored (for example: kinetic, potential) but total energy is conserved       X                      
3.2 Human body systems have specific functions and interactions (for example: circulatory and respiratory, muscular and skeletal)           X X     X X     X  
3.4 Multicellular organisms have a variety of ways to get food and other matter to their cells (for example: digestion, transport of nutrients by circulatory system)           X                  
3.7 There are noncommunicable conditions and communicable diseases (for example: heart disease and chicken pox           X X       X        
3.11 Changes in environmental conditions can affect the survival of individual organisms, populations, and entire species           X X   X X X X X X X
4.2 Humans use renewable and nonrenewable resources (for example: forests and fossil fuels) X X X   X X X X X X X X X X X
4.3 Natural processes shape Earth’s surface (for example: landslides, weathering, erosion, mountain building, volcanic activity) X                            
4.4 Major geological events such as earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, and mountain building are associated with plate boundaries and attributed to plate motion X                            
4.7 The atmosphere has basic composition, properties, and structure (for example: the range and distribution of temperature and pressure in the troposphere and stratosphere) X     X                     X
5.1 A controlled experiment must have comparable results when repeated X X   X                   X  
5.2 Scientific knowledge changes as new knowledge is acquired and previous ideas are modified (for example: through space exploration) X                            
5.4 Models can be used to predict change (for example: computer simulation, video sequence, stream table)     X   X X X X   X X     X X
5.5 There are interrelationships among science, technology and human activity that affect the world X X X X     X X X X X X X X X