World Asthma Day - 2nd May 2024

This collection of resources aimed at secondary school pupils includes a resource produced by Science & Plants for Schools (SAPS) to help put hayfever and asthma into the wider contexts of both plant and human biology, resources to explore lungs and respiration with peak flow tests, measuring total lung volume, blood oxygen levels and measuring the effects of exercise to investigate lung function. Pupils also explore how different activities affect their breathing and find out how statistical techniques are used to monitor air quality in London, they also learn about the causes of human pollution in cities and how air quality might be improved to help people living with asthma and other lung conditions. 



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Statistics - Investigating air pollution

Statistics are a vital tool that can be used to define and solve a wide range of problems in everyday life. In this lesson students will revise and consolidate statistical techniques and then look at how these techniques were used to identify and overcome problems of air pollution in London in the 1950s and how...