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Title: Death by Particles

URL: http://www.ehponline.org/science-ed/2006/deathpart.pdf

Abstract: Students read a brief news article about a resesarch study showing that ambient particulate matter (PM) less than 10 micrometers in size and other air pollutants increase women's relative risk for coronary heart disease. Then they use data from the article to create charts and graphs to illustrate the study's results. Graphic Organization and Modeling--This lesson has students organize information graphically or by creating a model.

Source: National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, EHP

Date of Publication: March 2006

Resource Type: Classroom Lessons - Classroom Materials

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