Air CURRENTS is a curriculum designed for middle and high school math, science and social studies classes to educate students about air, air pollution and air monitoring techniques. "CURRENTS" stands for Collaboration of Urban, Rural and Regional Environmental Networks of Teachers and Students. Contact information is available at:
More information about air quality and air pollution can be found on the US Environmental Protection Agency's web site at:
Photos of air pollution sources, causes, and effects can be found at:
The AirHead website was created at Center for Neighborhood Technology in Chicago , IL. It includes an air pollution calculator that allows people to go online and calculate the amount of air pollution they produce based on their energy consumption. The site also includes a product database with over 70,000 products, and educational information on air pollution.
A site sponsored by the U.S. DOE and the EPA provides estimates of fuel economy and greenhouse gases for 1985-2000 model year light duty vehicles. Included is information on climate change, air pollution, conservation of resources and reducing oil dependence. The Advanced Technology section describes how new technologies may lead to more environmentally friendly cars in the future.
The Environmental Protection Agency has a guide to the Clean Air Act in "plain English". See the EPA website at:
The Air We Breathe
The US Environmental Protection Agency has a website that deals with indoor air quality at:
The American Lung Association has a site that provides information on indoor air quality at:
The Environmental Health Center at the National Safety Council has a website that addresses indoor air quality with facts sheets and educational materials at:
Read a story about Crabby Kathy and Indoor Air Quality
The Clean Air Act can be found online at:
EPA's Office of Air and Radiation (OAR) deals with issues that affect the quality of our air and protection from exposure to harmful radiation. OAR develops national programs, technical policies, and regulations for controlling air pollution and radiation exposure. Their website is located at:
The Weather Channel has pages devoted to Air Quality in their "Health" section of their website:
Outdoor air quality information for students, "The Know Zone"
The Children's Health Environmental Coalition's virtual house
The USGS site includes information about the formation of acid rain, effects on living and non-living objects, and links related topics.
The EPA website includes information on laws and regulations, emissions monitoring and reporting, conservation and renewable resources, and a special educational resource section for teachers.
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Kansas State Radon Information