Air Quality Lessons
Air Quality Lesson Plans\Air Quality Thematic Units\Air Quality Activities
Quality Lesson Plans from the Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commision:
Lesson (5th grade)
Rain Information, Activities and Data
Rain: The Disappearing Statue (2nd grade)
Effects of Acid Rain (7th grade)
Lesson (6th grade)
Pollution Control Lesson (6th through 8th grades)
Pollution Emissions Information, Activities and Data
Pollution Gremlins Math Lesson (1st grade)
Pollution: Visible and Invisible Lesson (4th grade)
You Can't See It, But It's There Lesson (1st grade)
Quality and Transportation Lesson (2nd grade)
Terms Lesson (5th grade)
Dioxide and Air Pollution Lesson (4th and 5th grades)
Monoxide Information, Activities and Data
Electricity Lesson (2nd grade)
of Ozone in the Air Lesson (5th grade)
Ozone Information and Data
Lesson (6th grade)
Information, Activities and Data
Catch Some Dirt from the Air Lesson (PK and K)
Data and Activity (4th & 5th grades)
Lesson (4th & 5th grades)
Matter Lesson (Kindergarten)
Matter Lesson (4th grade)
Information, Activities and Data
& Oxygen Lesson (2nd grade)
Inversion Lesson (8th grade)
Awful 8 Lesson (A play for 6th to 8th grades)
Day The Air Pollution Gremlins Came To Town Lesson (3rd grade)
Path of Pollution Lesson (7th and 8th grades)
Forest Deforestation (6th grade)
Lesson (2nd through 8th grades)
Rubber Band Air Test Lesson (2nd through 4th grades)
World Activities (2nd grade)
Air Quality Internet Resources
Chemistry and Air Quality Glossary
Bay Area Spare the Air
Smog reduction and daily air quality forecasting.
Summary and data from a May 1996 NRDC report about premature mortality due to
particulate air pollution in 239 American cities.
Information on carbon monoxide and other poisonous gases.
Clean Air Skeptic's
Essays and links to information skeptical of claims made about the health risks
of fine-particle air pollution.
Indoor Air Quality
Provides information and access to publications concerning indoor air quality issues,
including radon, secondhand smoke, and carbon monoxide. From the U.S. Environmental
Pollution Word Search Activity (Grades 2nd through 6th)
Pollution Word Search Activity (Grades 7th through 12th)
Warming Lesson Plans\Global Warming Thematic Units
This unit includes classroom activities to help
students understand global warming and its possible effects on human beings.
This lesson plan covers the major greenhouse gases, human activities that
contribute to the change of the Earth's atmosphere, and why there is a concern
about climate changes. Also addressed are strategies for dealing with potential
global warming and the major contributors to global warming.
in the Greenhouse
Tell why the earth is like a greenhouse.
Unit on Global Warming
This is an interdisclinary unit developed to increase the
awareness of the effects of global warming.
Warming: Could You be the Next Noah? Greenhouse Effect and the Validity of
Students will study the nature of Global Warming in
relationship to the Greenhouse Effect and explore the factors that are said to
Warming: Does it Exist?
Students do an internet research project on global warming and determine if
they think it exists and what can be done about it.
Activities are presented to assist in teaching the concepts of Global Change.
Global Warming is an interactive online lesson that will educate students about
this highly debated environmental issue.
Greenhouse Effect in a Jar
This simple experiment serves as an introduction to the greenhouse effect.
Students can see for themselves the effects of a greenhouse, and relate this
understanding to what occurs in our atmosphere.
Global Warming Internet Resources
Climate Change -
Natural Resources Canada
Provides a gateway to all climate change-related
information in the department, including energy efficiency, earth sciences, satellite
observations, and forestry.
Disseminates information on global warming science and policy,
serving governmental and non-governmental organizations, and industries in more than 120
Warming Skeptic's Page
Essays and links to information critical of global warming
Focus on the Future
Interactive explanations of the phenomenon, with pictures.
Warming: Understanding the Forecast - award-winning exhibition on the greenhouse
effect developed by EDF and the American Museum of Natural History.
Source for info on global climate change.
An overview of the greenhouse effect and global warming.
NASA Climate News
The latest research on global warming, urban heat islands, lightning, and more.
Public Perceptions of
Club Global Warming and Energy Campaign
Provides information on climate change and policy. From the U.S.
Department of State.
Protection Agency: Global Warming
Impacts and policies of global warming, and how
individuals and corporations can help address these issues
U.S. Global Change Research
Lesson Plans\Ozone Thematic Units\Ozone Activities
of Ozone in the Air
learn how ground-level ozone is an air pollution problem.
Happening to the Ozone
identify the cause of ozone depletion and the effects it has.
Ozone Depletion Internet Resources
Fluorocarbon Environmental Acceptability Studies (AFEAS)
Ray Detection Society of North America
Hard science with a twist of humor
EPA & Ozone Depletion
on Ozone Depletion
Includes graphs, pictures, facts on depletion in Antarctica,
North America. Effects of CFCs on the environment.
Dedicated to dissemination of information on ozone, use of ozone for
water, wastewater, and air treatment, chemical and industrial process, and publishes books
Reports, publications and press releases of the Secretariat for the
Vienna Convention and the Montreal Protocol, as well as a wealth of other ozone related
Focuses on environmental issues and environmental education related to
the atmosphere, especially climate change and ozone depletion.