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Indoor Air PollutionIndoor Air Pollution

Why Study Indoor Air Pollution (State of Delaware ) - Six activities to help students become more aware of the health risks associated with indoor air pollution.

There is Something in the Air (Baylor College of Medicine ) - PDF unit lesson to model the flow of pollutants through outdoor and indoor air.

Helping to Find a Solution to Air Pollution! (Pima County, Department of Environmental Quality ) - PDF activity for students to write themselves a letter about the problem of air pollution and how they would help with the causes.

Air Quality (Tox Town - National Library of Medicine ) - Introduces students to air quality and the impact of air pollution on human health. Students test air quality in several locations in and around the school.

Outdoor Air PollutionOutdoor Air Pollution

ECybermission - Accept the Challenge (U.S. Army ) - Education outreach program promoting the creation of eCYBERMISSION teams to research environmental issues.

Trees and Air Quality (Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources ) - Lesson plan for grades 4-9 to teach ways in which trees benefit air quality and how landscaping can decease energy use.

The Air We Breathe (Teach Engineering ) - Lesson plan to teach students how engineers work to reduce air pollution by understanding the causes of air pollution.

Understanding Air: Air Pollution and Modeling Pollutants with LEGO® Bricks (Public Broadcasting Services (including their teacher resources) ) - Explore the connection between air quality and environmental health when students learn what happens when pollutants are exposed to sunlight.

OzoneOzone

Air Pollution: What's the Solution? (U.S. Environmental Protection Agency ) - A teacher's guide to teaching air pollution that includes curriculum standards, assessments, and lesson rubrics.

Air Pollution: What's the Solution? Weather's Role - Ozone (U.S. Environmental Protection Agency ) - Activity to discover if weather conditions affect the formation of ground level ozone.

Particulate MatterParticulate Matter

Air Pollution: What's the Solution? (U.S. Environmental Protection Agency ) - A teacher's guide to teaching air pollution that includes curriculum standards, assessments, and lesson rubrics.

Sources of Particulate Matter (U.S. Environmental Protection Agency ) - Information and activity on interpreting graphs to determine particulate matter emissions.

Be Particular About Your Matter! (University of Northern Iowa ) - Students collect and observe particulate matter, interpret data on environmental maps, and understand the health effects associated with this form of pollution.

ArsenicArsenic

Arsenic and Lead Scavenger Hunt (National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences ) - PDF lesson plan outlining activities about negative environmental effects of arsenic and lead.

LeadLead

Arsenic and Lead Scavenger Hunt (National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences ) - PDF lesson plan outlining activities about negative environmental effects of arsenic and lead.

MercuryMercury

Mercury in Watersheds (ACADIA Learning for Participatory SCIENCE ) - Lesson plans and activities to explore why mercury ends up in our watersheds, how mercury moves through the environment, and potential risks to the environment and human health.

Mercury Middle School Activities (U.S. Environmental Protection Agency ) - A series of classroom activities to help students understand where Mercury is found and how it can effect our health.

PesticidesPesticides

Pyrethroid Panic? (National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences ) - PDF lesson plan for high schoolers to understand pyrethroid pesticides.

Volatile Organic CompoundsVolatile Organic Compounds

Chemicals and Human Health (Southwest Environmental Health Science Center, University of Arizona ) - Interactive website covering toxicology, the effects of metals on kidneys, and basic lung anatomy and function.

Greenhouse GasesGreenhouse Gases

Getting a Handle on Greenhouse Gases (Pima County, Department of Environmental Quality ) - PDF activity for students to learn about their family's impact on the greenhouse effect.

What is Climate ChangeWhat is Climate Change

Climate Change Education (Stanford University ) - Curriculum on climate change for the classroom.

Global Warming (Public Broadcasting Services (including their teacher resources) ) - Lesson plans on global warming.

Chemicals and PollutantsChemicals and Pollutants

Water Pollution (National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences ) - Information about water pollution, including health studies, the role of government agencies, and guidelines for educators.

Environmental Health Education: Lesson Plans for All Grade Levels (State of Idaho )

Arizona Water Quality Education Activities for Grades 1 - 12 (University of Arizona, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences ) - Hands-on activities to teach students about water quality and effects on human health.

Educational Resources - Runoff (U.S. Environmental Protection Agency ) - Resource page with links to various government and non-government educational activities regarding runoff.

Give Water a Hand (University of Wisconsin ) - Project to clean up the watersheds in your community.

Drinking WaterDrinking Water

Rescuing Water from the Roof (National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences ) - PDF lesson plan for high schoolers to understand the environmental health concerns related to paved surfaces.

Arizona Water Quality Education Activities for Grades 1 - 12 (University of Arizona, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences ) - Hands-on activities to teach students about water quality and effects on human health.

Give Water a Hand (University of Wisconsin ) - Project to clean up the watersheds in your community.

Waterborne Diseases & IllnessesWaterborne Diseases & Illnesses

Activities: Hysteria Over Pfiesteria (U.S. Environmental Protection Agency ) - Lesson plans designed to guide Middle schools students through investigations of Pfiesteria outbreaks.