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Goal: Understand how to develop a sampling plan and interpretation strategy for which students understand the limitations.

Lesson 1: Limitations

Objective – Describe the limitations of air sampling due to variability, error, unknown association with mold growth, and difficulty in interpretation.

Lesson 2: Sampling Plan

Objective – Establish a sampling plan that answers the following critical questions:

Why am I sampling?
How many samples should I take?
Where should samples be collected?

Lesson 3: Interpretation

Objective – Apply simple interpretation strategies for laboratory results from spore trap and viable air samples.