Emission Control and Air Pollution Module

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Day 5b: Final Evaluation and Extension Activities

Write, produce, and direct a special segment for a TV "environmental special" on the effect of vehicle emissions in your community. Contact a local television station to ask about the sources they get their information about environmental issues such as yours.

Role playing. Each of you takes the role of an "interested party" (for example, a fish, bird, coal miner, factory owner, smokestack, fisherman, farmer, stream, lake, tree, or forester) in a group discussion on air pollution. Talk about the effects air pollution has on your character and then present arguments for or against laws to control air pollution.

Organize a "conference" in which you present the reports, projects and so forth of the activities you did. You may want to invite also your parents and technical experts in your community. At the conference, both students from Davea and the collaborating schools at DuPage County should present their own perspectives, ideas and opinions about the vehicle testing procedures in Illinois. As a final product of the conference you can write a brief letter to the governor and the legislature to describe what you have learned in this project, and to present your suggestions for possible changes in the regulations.