Resources for Students & Teachers
The Aura Satellite (pictured) and other efforts like it are gathering information on the chemistry and
dynamics of the Earth's atmosphere, taking measurements that will enable scientists to investigate
questions about ozone trends and air quality changes and the connections with climate change.
See more information here:
If you need help with a report for school or just have a question about air pollution, contact:
Armen Kamian at 530-332-9400, extension 108 for
information. Privace Notice: We do not keep em-mail addresses after we respond to you.
- Ask a question, get an answer for a
- U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
- See additional resources below.
- California Air Resources
Board Educational Resources - videos, definitions, climate action for kids.
- Learn About Air Pollution - by SBAPCD
- How Your Lungs Work
(American Lung Association).
- NASA Science Space Place
- NASA Climate Kids
- EPA - Learning & Teaching About the Environment
- U.S. EPA Indoor Air
Quality for Schools Mobile App- The School IAQ Assessment app provides you with a
“one-stop shop” for accessing guidance from EPA’s IAQ Tools for Schools Action Kit with proven
strategies for specifically addressing important issues such as ventilation, cleaning and maintenance,
environmental asthma triggers, radon, and integrated pest management.
- U.S. EPA Office of Environmental
Education - Kids' page, teachers' page, regional programs and students' page.
- Rocky Mountain Institute -
pages on energy.
- Clean Air Primer - The Clean Air Primer is organized
into easy learning modules for use with different abilities and interest levels and makes use of the
latest, up-to-date techniques in media delivery. Explore, see and learn about what's in the air.
- Clean Air Patch Program - This interactive game taps
into your skills and knowledge to help save Pollutonians from the ravages of air pollution. Grades 4-8.
- Smog City - From Sacramento Air Quality
Management District - This interactive web site teaches young adults how weather and human activities
affect air quality.
- South Coast AQMD's Kids Activity Book
- California Energy Commission Quest Site for Kids
- Smog City - This web page provides an
interactive city where kids can experiment with different weather conditions and pollution source
activity to see how much smog would result.
- AQI Kids -The EPA's
web page teaches kids about the AQI (Air Quality Index) and includes games and activities.