This page provides links to several government and nonprofit sites devoted to environmental education including fact sheets, brochures, some school curriculum and activities. Some of the sites are devoted solely to air quality, while others offer a broader range of environmental education material.
Discover RadTown USA - RadTown USA uses an animated town to provide basic information on radiation in the environment. RadTown USA is a virtual community showing the wide variety of radiation sources commonly encountered in everyday life. It features houses, a school, stadium, construction site, flying plane, moving train and much more to highlight and explain the many common sources of radiation. The information is organized in a series of easy-to-understand fact sheets, with links to additional information resources. Every fact sheet includes the types of radiation sources at the location, the important roles that federal, state and local governments play in protection and control, and normal steps that individuals can take to protect themselves, such as applying sunblock or installing radon detectors in homes.
EE-Link - A resource designed to support students, teachers and professionals that support K-12 environmental education.
EPA's AirNow - The Air Quality Index (AQI) is an index for reporting daily air quality. It tells you how clean or polluted your air is, and what associated health effects might be a concern for you. The AQI focuses on health effects you may experience within a few hours or days after breathing polluted air.
It All Adds Up to Cleaner Air - A unique public education and partnership-building initiative developed collaboratively by several federal agencies to help regional, state and community efforts to reduce traffic congestion and air pollution. The program seeks to inform the public about the connection between their transportation choices, traffic congestion and air pollution, and emphasizes simple, convenient actions people can take to improve air quality and reduce congestion.
ENC - Eisenhower National Clearinghouse for K-12 math and science.
KAEE - The Kentucky Association of Environmental Education is one of the country's oldest associations supporting environmental education and the first affiliate of the North American Association for Environmental Education. KAEE represents teachers, government, industry, parents, students -- people who understand that each citizen should be able to make wise decisions concerning the environment, and to do that, they must be environmentally educated.
KAIRE - Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District’s community outreach and education program. Enhancing neighborhoods and quality of life helps to ensure environmental and economic health for residents. KAIRE's primary goal is to increase public awareness of the impact individual choices can have on local air quality.
KSTA - The Kentucky Science Teacher Association's mission is to promote and support effective and innovative science education throughout Kentucky.
NAAEE - The North American Association for Environmental Education promotes a healthy, sustainable environment through education.
National Park Service/Fish and Wildlife Service Air Web - The National Park Service Air Resource Division and the Fish and Wildlife Service Air Quality Branch work closely together in an attempt to pool expertise, reduce costs and approach the management of air quality issues in a uniform and consistent manner for their respective parks and refuges.
OKI - OKI Regional Council of Governments is responsible for coordinating and managing a number of area environmental initiatives and studies in conjunction with other local governments and agencies.