Task I > Task II > Task III > Task IV > Task V > Task VI > Task VII > Task VIII > Task IX > Task X


Our lungs can be vulnerable to many illnesses. Let’s find out how certain diseases can affect the lungs and respiratory system.

Use books and these links to learn about asthma, the respiratory system and pollution. Discover causes, triggers, treatments, etc.

Living With Asthma
Airborne Pollutants
Top 10 Cities

Develop questions for a visitor who will be coming to speak about asthma and how it’s treated.

Take notes, photos and videos during the visitor’s presentation.

Write a thank you note to the asthma specialist. 

When you’re finished, you may continue to Task V

The project described was supported by a Science Education Partnership Award (SEPA) from the Office of Research Infrastructure Programs (ORIP), a component of the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

NIH . . . Turning Discovery Into Health

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    Additional Links

    NIH SEPA: This is How We "Role" Program

    NIH SEPA: Fat Dogs and Coughing Horses

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