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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 Pollution and Illness (CK-12 ) - Provides reading, practice, and critical thinking, activities, and study guides on how indoor and outdoor air pollution affects human health.

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.

What's Air Got to Do with It? (Teach Engineering ) - Lesson plan that identifies the main causes, effects, and sources of air pollution; provides an explanation of the properties of air; describes engineers role in addressing air pollution; and explains how air pollutants affect the temperature of the atmosphere.

Cleaning the Air (Teach Engineering ) - This lesson provides students an opportunity to work as engineers to remove particulate matter from the air. Students must build a filter without blocking more than 50% of the air to remove "pepper" from the air stream.

Air Pollution and Illness (CK-12 ) - Provides reading, practice, and critical thinking, activities, and study guides on how indoor and outdoor air pollution affects human health.

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.

MercuryMercury

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

Environmental Hazards on the Farm (Public Broadcasting Services (including their teacher resources) ) - This activity helps students identify hazards found on a farm. The graphics come from a previous version of the National Library of Medicine\'s Tox Town website. This activity meets National Standards.

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.

Environmental Hazards at the Coast (Public Broadcasting Services (including their teacher resources) ) - This interactive activity promotes awareness of hazards found around coastal areas. The images taken from a previous version of the National Library of Medicine's Tox Town website helps to visually engage students. This activity meets National Standards and NGSS.

Drinking WaterDrinking Water

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.

Water CycleWater Cycle

The Watershed Sleuth Challenge (National Environmental Education Foundation ) - These lessons provide important information about watersheds, what they are, why they\'re important, and what you can do to protect them.

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.