Emission Control and Air Pollution Module

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## Connections to Standards

- Connections to NCTM Standards

Standard 1: Mathematics as Problem Solving
Standard 2: Mathematics as Communication
Standard 3: Mathematics as Reasoning
Standard 4: Mathematical Connections
Standard 13: Patterns and Relationships

- Connections to the National Science Education Standards

CONTENT STANDARDS: 9-12

(a) Science as Inquiry : Abilities necessary to do scientific inquiry and understandings about scientific inquiry.

(b) Science and Technology: Abilities necessary for technological design, and understandings about science and technology.

(c) Science in Personal and Social Perspectives: Environmental Quality.

- Connections to the Illinois Learning Standards

FOR MATHEMATICS:

(a) 10.A.4a.: Represent and organize data by creating lists, charts, tables, frequency distributions, graphs, scatter plots and box plots.

(b) 10.B.4.: Design and execute surveys or experiments, gather data to answer relevant questions, and communicate results and conclusions to an audience using traditional methods and contemporary technology.

FOR SCIENCE:

(a) Goal 11 with all its objectives for early and late high school: Understand the processes of scientific inquiry and technological design to investigate questions, conduct experiments and solve problems.

(b) 12.B.4a.: Compare physical, ecological and behavioral factors that influence interactions and interdependence of organisms.

(c) 13.A.5c.: Explain the strengths , weaknesses and uses of research methodologies including observational studies, controlled laboratory experiments, computer modeling and statistical studies.

(d) 13.B.5d.: Analyze the costs, benefits and effects of scientific and technological policies at the local, state, national and global levels.

FOR ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS:

(a) 1.C.5f.: Use tables, graphs and maps to challenge arguments, defend conclusions and persuade others.

(b) 2.B.4a.: Critique ideas and impressions generated by oral, visual, written and electronic materials.

(c) 3.B.5.: Using contemporary technology, produce documents of publication quality for specific purposes and audiences; exhibit clarity of focus, logic of organization, appropriate elaboration and support and overall coherence.

(d) 3.C.5a.: Communicate information and ideas in narrative, informative and persuasive writing with clarity and effectiveness in a variety of written forms using appropriate traditional and/or electronic formats; adapt content, vocabulary, voice and tone to the audience, purpose and situation.

(e) 4.B.5a.: Deliver planned and impromptu oral presentations, as individuals and members of a group, conveying results of research, projects or literature studies to a variety of audiences using appropriate visual aids and available technology.

FOR SOCIAL STUDIES:

(a) 15.C.4b.: Explain the importance of research, development, invention, technology and entrepreneurship to the United States economy.

(b) 15.D.5c.: Explain how technology has affected trade in the areas of transportation, communication, finance, and manufacturing.

FOR FINE ARTS:

(a) 26.B.4d.: Demonstrate knowledge and skills that communicate clear and focused ideas based on planning, research and problem solving.