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Climate Change and Human Health

Climate Change and Human Health

Students explore data relevant to the claim “A change in air quality can affect rates of asthma-related hospitalizations.”  using the Department of Health’s Washington Tracking Network (WTN). Students develop an argument based on the evidence they gather that supports...
Carbon Footprint

Carbon Footprint

This task is designed for high school students studying the impacts of human activities on the carbon cycle and/or global warming. Given two people with different human activities, students compare and contrast the behaviors that impact climate change. Assessment 3D...
How Acidic Is It? Impacts of Ocean Acidification

How Acidic Is It? Impacts of Ocean Acidification

This task is for high school chemistry students studying pH and/or equilibrium or for high school environmental science students studying ocean acidification. Students identify patterns and connections between graphs of atmospheric carbon dioxide concentrations,...
Tacoma LNG: Conflicting Proposals

Tacoma LNG: Conflicting Proposals

Is Liquified Natural Gas needed in the Port of Tacoma? This task is designed for students in grades 9-12 studying chemistry or environmental science. Students discuss their daily relationship to methane energy systems and marine-land environments, then they develop...