MYP 10

Unit 10.7.8: Reflecting on the impacts of science - air pollution


  • To research, plan and write an essay on a specific issue within the general umbrella of air pollution
  • To identify, explain and evaluate the application of science to the issue and how it interacts with a factor
  • To correctly document works consulted and cited (MLA format)


The students have studied and discussed the following forms of air pollution

  • Greenhouse gases
  • Emissions from cars and pòwer stations
  • The ozone layer issue.

Student activity

The essay should be between 700 and 1200 words

It will be delivered using ManageBac and checked with Turnitin


Criterion D

Teaching notes

The student need reminding of the importance of correctly documenting their sources.


Air pollution

Air pollution in Canada

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