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Welcome to the Videos page.  These educational videos teach students environmental health concepts and are a great way to introduce or supplement topics taught in the classroom.  All videos are vetted for reliability and come from trusted sources.

OzoneOzone

State of the Air 2013 - Ozone Pollution (American Lung Association ) - FAQs about ozone pollution, including general information, sources of the problem, and associated health risks.

Ozone (Twin Cities Public Television ) - Teacher's resource guide to an ozone lesson, including an overview, video, activities, and vocabulary.

Ozone - Good Up High, Bad Nearby (U.S. Environmental Protection Agency ) - Interactive website about ground level ozone and the ozone layer.

Particulate MatterParticulate Matter

Particle Pollution (U.S. Environmental Protection Agency ) - Interactive website/video on particle pollution.

Volatile Organic CompoundsVolatile Organic Compounds

Impact of Pollutants on Snow and Ice (Exploratorium of San Francisco) - Video about research adventures studying the impact pollutants have on snow and ice.

Greenhouse GasesGreenhouse Gases

Greenhouse Effect (Twin Cities Public Television ) - Teacher's guide to teaching greenhouse effect; provides an informational video.

Take ActionTake Action

A Way Forward: Facing Climate Change (National Geographic ) - Documentary outlining the global impact and devastating effects of climate change and presenting scientists’ views.

What is Climate ChangeWhat is Climate Change

Take Aim at Climate Change (Passport to Knowledge ) - Interactive website, including a video and topics on climate change, polar bears, glaciers, and carbon dioxide.

Cool School Challenge (Pugent Sound Clean Air Agency ) - Engages students and teachers in practical strategies to reduce carbon dioxide (CO2) and other greenhouse gas emissions school-wide.

A Student's Guide to Global Climate Change (U.S. Environmental Protection Agency ) - Information about causes, detrimental global impact of climate change, and activities that can be part of the solution.

A Way Forward: Facing Climate Change (National Geographic ) - Documentary outlining the global impact and devastating effects of climate change and presenting scientists’ views.

Chemicals and PollutantsChemicals and Pollutants

Acid Rain (Twin Cities Public Television ) - Teacher’s guide, including an overview, activity, real world connections, vocabulary, and a short video.

Impact of Pollutants on Snow and Ice (Exploratorium of San Francisco ) - Video about research adventures studying the impact pollutants have on snow and ice.

Why Care About the Water? (National Geographic ) - Video from the National Geographic about water in all its forms and how one can make a difference.

Water CycleWater Cycle

Maya's Documentary (Thinkport ) - Short video on where water comes from and the effects water pollution can have.

Water Cycle: Nature's Recycling System (U.S. Department of Agriculture ) - Video about the water cycle.

Water TreatmentWater Treatment

Thirstin's Water Filtration Lesson (U.S. Environmental Protection Agency ) - Interactive website to learn about the water filtration process.

Virtual Tour of a Drinking Water Plant (U.S. Environmental Protection Agency ) - Virtual website for a guided tour of a water plant.

Desalination: A Solution for Our Water Needs (National Library of Medicine ) - Animated video on the desalination process.

Waterborne Diseases & IllnessesWaterborne Diseases & Illnesses

Water+?=Trouble Part 1 (Thinkport ) - Online video about water pollution and related illnesses, part 1.

Water+?=Trouble Part 2 (Thinkport ) - Online video about water pollution and related illnesses, part 2.

Water+?=Trouble Part 3 (Thinkport ) - Online video about water pollution and related illnesses, part 3.

Water+?=Trouble Part 4 (Thinkport ) - Online video about water pollution and related illnesses, part 4.

Water+?=Trouble Part 5 (Thinkport ) - Online video about water pollution and related illnesses, part 5.