AQA new specification-Air pollution-B17.3

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Air pollution lesson created in accordance to the NEW AQA Specification (9-1). Designed for a higher ability trilogy class, although content can be adjusted to suit any ability.Please note this lesson requires computing devices as the main activity requires students to undertake research.

This lesson Includes powerpoint timers, slide animations, peer-assessment, mark scheme, embedded video’s and mini review. It also provides students the opportunity to work in groups.

***Paper friendly tips: Print the marking sheets as one A4 page-double sided. Alternatively you can email the marking sheets to students to complete on laptops/desktops.
NB: If you are unable to play embedded videos please view slide notes for link. *

AQA spec link:
Relevant chapter: B17 Biodiversity and ecosystems. AQA Biology combined science trilogy edition textbook-Page 236-237
Students are required to know the following;

Pollution can occur:
• in air, from smoke and gases such as sulfur dioxide, which contributes to acid rain.


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Created: Aug 5, 2019

Updated: Aug 31, 2019

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