Environmental Education Links


Air Quality Education

U.S. National Park Service Protected Areas Air Resources Web Site
A comprehensive site covering issues pertaining to air pollution at our National Parks and beyond. This site includes educational materials on the basics of air pollution, a glossary of air pollution terms, plus information on air quality regulations and their enforcement.

The National Wildlife Federation's "NWF in the Classroom"
The National Wildlife Federation has developed an educational web site dealing with a wide variety of environmental educational topics. Check out this portion of their web site dealing with air pollution and its effects on our environment!

Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission (TNRCC): Air Environmental Education
The Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission (TNRCC) is the lead environmental agency for the state of Texas. As part of their mission, the TNRCC tries to promote environmental responsibility through education. They have compiled a nice list of educational materials for K-12 students.

The University of Michigan's Weather Underground
The University of Michigan's Weather Underground was one of the original web resources for educational information related to the atmosheric sciences. While their forte is basic meteorology, this site is ever-expanding and now contains K-12 curriculum materials related to air pollution, as well. These materials were developed in cooperation with the Southeast Michigan Council of Governments.

Environmental Education

EE-Link (from the University of Michigan School of Natural Resources the Environment)
This site provides a continually expading list of educational resources focusing on our environment.

Health Effects Education

American Lung Association Health Effects Page
This site offers general information on the effects of various air pollutants on the human respiratory system.

Air Pollution and Health Risk
This site has been put together by the U.S Environmental Protection Agency's Office of Air and Radiation. The site provides general information as to the effects of hazardous air pollutants on human health.

Health Effects Notebook for Hazardous Air Pollutants
This site, administered by the U.S Environmental Protection Agency's Office of Air Quality Planning and Standards (OAQPS), provides a wealth of information regarding the effects of hazardous air pollutants on human health. The site provides a more technical description of health effects than the Office of Air and Radiation site noted above.