Type:

Other

Description:

In this activity, students will analyze their nitrogen oxide emissions from all sources (including coal-fired power plants, natural gas combustion, gas-powered lawnmowers, etc.) and combine them with vehicle emissions calculated in the previous activity (Ground-level Ozone: Your Vehicle) to derive an estimate of total emissions of smog-forming NOx. They will use an online nitrogen calculator and enter values for private transportation, public transportation, heat and power, and number of people living the household to receive the total emissions figure.

Subjects:

  • Science > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

Space Science,Astronomy,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20061003062059305T,Chemistry,Environmental science,Science,Meteorology,Undergraduate (Lower Division),NSDL_SetSpec_2634352,Ecology, Forestry and Agriculture,Higher Education,Atmospheric science,High School,Social Sciences,Space sciences,Physical sciences,Earth science,Physics,Geoscience,Graduate/Professional,NSDL

Language:

English

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Public - Available to anyone

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