Teacher, Student and School Resources
- Teachers Air Quality Resources
Includes air quality curriculum, environmental education, activities and materials, and air quality links.
- For Children Ages 5-6
Buster Butterfly shows young children when the air is clean and it's a good day to play outside. He helps them understand the colors associated with the Air Quality Index.
- For Children Ages 7-10
Three colorful chameleons, interactive games, background information and a dictionary helps guide children's understanding of clean and dirty air.
- For Children Ages 11 and Up
Learn about ozone, particle pollution and the Air Quality Index by viewing animations or by using the on-line air pollution simulator "Smog City 2."
- EPA's Student Center
The EPA Student Center is a web site for students in K-12th grade covering many environmental topics and includes fun activities, community service projects, grant information, and awards and contests.
Asthma Resources for Schools
- Managing Asthma in the School Environment
This guide helps parents and school staff identify and reduce environmental asthma triggers commonly found in schools.
- Asthma Materials for Schools
This site includes many publications that will help your school assist students with asthma.
- Asthma and Outdoor Air Pollution (PDF, 2 pp., 503KB, about PDF)
This fact sheet is designed to answer questions about how people with asthma can be affected by air pollution and how they can use the Air Quality Index to reduce their exposure.
Other Resources for Schools
- EPA Indoor Air Quality Tools for Schools
Learn how to carry out a practical plan to improve indoor air problems at little or no cost using straightforward activities and in-house staff.
- Pediatric Environmental Health Specialty Units (PEHSU)
PEHSU provide information and resources to school and community groups to help increase the public's understanding of children's environmental health
This page was last updated on Friday, March 13, 2015