Understanding particulate matter

Students divided into small groups must measure different air quality parameters (particles in suspension/particulate matter) in 3 areas of the school: laboratory, machining workshop and the hall of aour school. This learning scenario will focus on one of these three areas: the hall of the school.

This challenge consists of two parts:

1st PART.  Learn how the air quality measurement sensor works and install it in a sensitive area of ​​the school.

2nd PART. They will have to analyze the air and understand under what conditions it is polluted, and then discuss the results in class. 

Therefore, throughout this challenge students will learn to:

  • The importance of collaborative work
  • Know the importance of air quality and briefly the related regulations
  • Know the typology of particles in suspension in the air
  • Know the risk to health and the environment of suspended particles

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