New Haven Public School District
Grade 8 

 Core Activities
    What are the sources of air pollutants?
    Smog City Investigation
    Diesel Exhaust
    Diesel Bus Case Study in Connecticut
    Create Your Own Investigation







Diesel Exhaust

--> How does Diesel Exhaust affect where you live?


  1. Access the US EPA's Technology Transfer Network National Air Toxics Assessment web page.
  2. In the Geographic Area drop down menu, select Connecticut.
  3. In the Air Pollutant drop down menu, select Diesel Particulate Matter (you can leave the Show City Locations In Map selected) .
  4. Click on Generate Map.
  5. Review the following maps and answer the questions on your Student Worksheet.


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