Student and Teacher Resources

Below are links to help teachers, students and the general public understand what air pollution is, where it comes from, and what can be done about it.

Resources for Teachers

Resources for Students

Free Environmental Education Materials

EPA’s National Service Center for Environmental Publications offers materials grouped by grade range.

Air Quality Movies, Flash Animations and More

  • EPA Environmental Videos
  • A Storybook: Why is Coco Orange?
    • Coco has a problem. He’s a chameleon, but he can’t change colors, and his asthma is acting up. Read how Coco and his friends at Lizard Lick Elementary solve this mystery as they learn about air quality and how to stay healthy when the air quality is bad. This book is for all children, especially those with asthma, and their caretakers. Ages 4-8.