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Air quality / Consumer education / Curriculum planning / Energy consumption / Grants in aid / Industry and trade / Materials / Sustainable agriculture / Transportation / Waste management / Water quality
Alphabetical Listing of Reference Documents by Title
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Air Quality Lesson Plans and Data
Abstract: ACTIVITY: All Ages: AIR QUALITY: The information contained on these pages is designed to provide educators who teach kindergarten through 12th grade with the background, activities and resources to teach the subject of air quality in the classroom. The information is presented in three levels: lesson plans, information and activities, and data files.
Source: Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission
Ask Doctor Global Change
Abstract: ASK AN EXPERT: A reference service that assists in finding information and data relevant to global environmental change. Provides students with a searchable collection of answers to questions about issues related to climate change and students can submit questions of their own and explore related links.
Source: Global Change Research Information
A-Way With Waste
Abstract: CURRICULUM: Upper Elementary & Middle School Age: AIR QUALITY, WASTE MANAGEMENT: Presents integrated waste management concepts affecting land, air and water in the ecosystem. Designed to promote awareness, attitude, and actions to solve waste management problems at home, in school and in the community.
Source: Department of Ecology: Air Quality Program
Abstract: AIR QUALITY: Definition of greenhouse effect including information on planet warming and greenhouse gases and great visuals.
Happy Earth Day Coloring and Activities Book
Abstract: Air Quality, Energy Consumption, Waste Management: ACTIVITY: Lower Elementary: Printable booklet for Earth Day activities.
Source: U.S. EPA
Indoor Air Hazards
Abstract: AIR QUALITY: Listing of common indoor air pollutants including lead, radon, asbestos, particulates, CO2, smoke, formaldehyde, remodeling hazards, moisture and biologicals, with links to more information on each one.
Source: Healthy Indoor Air America's Homes
Pollutants and Programs
Abstract: AIR QUALITY/TRANSPORTATION: Provides links to information on air pollutants and greenhouse gases from transportation and other mobile sources.
Taking Action for Climate Change [PDF]
Abstract: AIR QUALITY/CONSUMER EDUCATION: A listing of 31 actions and choices to prevent pollution and related climate changes.
Source: World Wildlife Federation
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
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
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
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Hub Last Updated: 11/26/2012