Air Quality Index for Kids!
- U.S. EPA and your state environmental agency measure pollution in the air. Then they use the Air Quality Index, or AQI, to tell the people about the air. An index can be a quick way to tell people how good or bad something is. The AQI uses colors, numbers and words to tell you about the air.
EPA's Environmental Explorers' Club - U.S. EPA's Web site for kids. Get ready to explore your environment and learn about neat things you can do to protect it. There are games, pictures, stories and other fun things.
EPA's a student's guide to Global Climate Change
EPA's Kids Fish Web site -- A fun Web site that uses interactive stories and games to teach kids ages 8-12 about contaminants in fish and fish advisories.
Middle School Acid Rain Lesson Plan - The National Park Service Air Resources Division has developed a series of five activities for elementary and secondary schools (grades six through eight) that teach students about acid rain.
NC Air Awareness Kids' Page - The North Carolina Division of Air Quality presents the Air Avenger!
Smog City - Build an understanding of air pollution with this interactive game showing the effect of weather, population and types of pollution sources.
The Smoginator's Air Base - The Smoginator is a new and smarter comic book superhero that uses education and his wits as weapons against the "enemies" of clean air.
Kids C.A.V.E. - Virginia Department of Environmental Quality's Web site has fun and educational pages for students related to air quality. It also contains interesting air lessons for teachers as well as links to other related sites.
Kids for Saving the Earth
-- Web site provides free, inspiring, environmental education curriculum by mail and online. Conservation, endangered species, rainforests, forests, toxic waste sites, health issues and many more ecological concerns are covered on this Web site.
Kids Corner - Rainforest Action Network - A Web site with tools and resources for activists, and action alerts and rainforest-related activities for kids.
Yahooligans - A search engine for environmental Web sites for kids.