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Fuel Economy
Abstract: ENERGY CONSUMPTION, TRANSPORTATION: Find and compare cars for their fuel economy. Also gas mileage tips, fuel economy guide, and information on fuel cell, alternative fuel, and hybrid vehicles.
Source: EPA
URL: http://www.fueleconomy.gov/

Getting Around Clean and Green
Abstract: CURRICULA: Upper Elementary and Middle School: TRANSPORTATION: Interdisciplinary science/social studies curriculum allows students to explore transportation and environmental issues in their own lives, including systems, histories, and impacts.
Source: NESEA
URL: http://www.saferoutesinfo.org/program-tools/getting-around-c
lean-and-green

GreenCars.Com
Abstract: TRANSPORTATION: Listing of greenest and meanest cars of 2003 with information on how to select a vehicle that does the least harm to the planet while meeting transportation needs.
Source: GreenCar.com
URL: http://www.greenercars.org/bestof.html

Pollutants and Programs
Abstract: AIR QUALITY/TRANSPORTATION: Provides links to information on air pollutants and greenhouse gases from transportation and other mobile sources.
Source: EPA
URL: http://www.epa.gov/otaq/transport.htm

Ten Simple Steps to Improving Air Quality [PDF]
Abstract: AIR QUALITY/TRANSPORTATION: Ten things a person can do to prevent air pollution and/or help air quality.
Source: It All Adds Up
URL: http://www.deq.state.ok.us/pubs/aqd/10steps.pdf

Travel Matters
Abstract: TRANSPORTATION/AIR QUALITY: Describes how travel habits and transportation choices affect global climate change. Offers a trio of resources - interactive emissions calculators, on-line emissions maps, and a wealth of educational content - to emphasize the close relationship between more efficient transit systems and lower greenhouse gas emissions.
Source: Center for Neighborhood Technology
URL: http://www.travelmatters.org/

Trip Tally: Discovering Environmental Solutions [PDF]
Abstract: ACTIVITY: Upper Elementary and Middle School: TRANSPORTATION: Nine pages include a simple air pollution experiment and transportation survey including data tabulation, graphing, and analysis, relating transportation choices and pollution.
Source: NESEA
URL: http://www.nesea.org/uploads/textWidget/890.00010/documents/
TripTally.pdf

What is an Alternative Fuel?
Abstract: Sustainable Agriculture/ENERGY Consumption/Transportation: Describes ethanol and its benefits as an alternative fuel.
Source: Alternative Fuels Data Center
URL: http://www.eere.energy.gov/afdc/fuels/index.html

What is Sustainable Development?
Abstract: Sustainable Agriculture, Air Quality, Energy, Waste Management, Water Quality: Information describing components of sustainable development.
Source: The World Bank Group
URL: http://www.worldbank.org/depweb/english/sd.html

 


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