Developing citizen scientists to measure air quality

Teaching, Learning & Sociocultural Studies
Developing citizen scientists to measure air quality
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Friday, September 28, 2018 - 4:30pm

A new hands-on science curriculum, co-developed by the University of Arizona and launching in three Southern Arizona high schools this fall, engages students in citizen science projects to measure air quality at various sites in and around Tucson. The Rising Vision curriculum — being piloted at Rincon and University high schools, as well as at Sierra Vista’s Center for Academic Success — has high school students measuring air quality at the Cooper Center, at their schools and at other sites in their communities, using sensors that visually detect airborne particulates

Read more in the Arizona Daily Star Article

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