Healthy Air, Healthy Children @ Unitec 2019

Auckland
Thu 23 May

Venue Location

Carrington Rd, Mt Albert, Auckland

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STUDENT High School student
$0.00
PUBLIC ENTRY
$0.00

Timing

Running Time: 2-4 hours
Interval: (As required)

Venue Location

Carrington Rd, Mt Albert, Auckland

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With the growing number of people living in the city, many schools are located near major roads, shops and industrial sites and therefore subsequent effect on indoor air quality may be significant. Air and noise quality can fluctuate rapidly throughout the day, for example, pollution caused by traffic can spike during the rush hour. Real-time monitoring systems can help individuals, parents, schools and communities improve awareness of how indoor air quality issues may affect them and thus help them adjust to minimize exposure.

In this workshop, you will learn how to assemble and programme a set of electronic sensors to monitor air and sound pollution in your learning environment. The data gathered by the equipment will then be uploaded to the Cloud and so that it can be viewed by everyone. The generation of a pollution map will enable everyone to monitor the air and noise quality around the school in much the same way as we can now monitor traffic jams in our smartphones.

Finally, an understanding of harmful levels of certain types of pollution will be provided so that students can return to school with both the equipment (in the form of small monitoring stations) and the knowledge to make a positive impact on their learning and home environments.

This event is targeted at high school students. There are limited seats for this event, please RSVP.


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