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As we all learned recently indoor air quality is actually pretty important. Study Fresh is an interesting project combining learning with building air monitors. Through workshops students get to learn about air quality markers, build an electronic monitor and then use the monitor in their classrooms.
UQ’s Study Fresh project team, led by Dr Stephen Snow, placed carbon dioxide sensors (CO2) in 67 classrooms across primary and secondary schools in Greater Brisbane throughout 2021.
Dr Snow said 42 classrooms recorded CO2 concentrations above 1800 parts per million (ppm) – a concentration which poses an elevated risk of COVID transmission and may negatively affect some aspects of student performance.
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