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Energy and Environment Cabinet

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Division for Air Quality
Teachers and Students

The following links include air quality-related lessons and activities for K-12 teachers and students.
 
AirNow Students - Learn about the effects of ozone and particle pollution. Play the "Smog City" simulator to see how individual choices, environmental factors and land use contribute to air pollution.
 
Air Quality Index for Kids!- Discover the Air Quality Index with fun characters for children ages 5-10.
 
Air Quality Workshop for Teachers - Explore the science of air quality with dozens of hands-on activities and lessons. This page also includes resources and sample agendas for conducting workshops about air quality for teachers and students.
 
Environmental Science.org - Learn about a variety of environmental careers, degree programs, scholarships and grants.
 
Learning & Teaching About the Environment - U.S. EPA's Web site for K-12 students, teachers and parents. Explore the environment, find homework resources, get great ideas for school projects, play educational games and more.
 
Discover Your Changing World with NOAA - This free activity book will introduce you to the essential principles of climate science, help you learn about Earth's climate system, the factors that drive and change it, the impacts of those changes and what you can do to understand and protect our Earth.
 

Kentucky Association of Environmental Education (KAEE) - KAEE is one of the country's oldest associations supporting environmental education. KAEE provides professional development and support for educators across the commonwealth.

 
North Carolina Air Awareness Kids' Page - Play Air Jeopardy, learn fun facts about air quality and download a free coloring book.
 
Sustainability Degrees - Explore careers, resources and degrees in sustainability.