B.C. Air Quality

Resources for Youth and Teachers

For more links, see Resources for the General Public.

A Teacher's Guide to Clean Air (with activities at the back)

Breathtaking Discoveries: Exploring the Issues and Connections between Human Activity, Air Quality and Health (PDF: 1,565 KB/3 pages)

Biomass — Energy from Plant and Animal Matter (Energy Kid's Page, U.S. Energy Information Administration)

Canadian Geographic Kids: Climate Change

Campus Starter

Clean Air Day

Clean Air Day Posters

Clean Air: Yours. Mine. Ours. Exploring How to Use Energy Wisely to Protect the Air We Share (PDF: 881 KB/ 3 pages)

Climate Change, Air Quality and You: Issues for British Columbia (PDF: 344 KB/3 pages)

Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation (Natural Resources Canada):

Affordable Colleges Online

Diesel School Bus Retrofit Program

EcoKids (Earth Day Canada)

EcoKids for Teachers (Earth Day Canada)

Evergreen: Teacher's Corner

GreenLearning (Pembina Institute)

Going Green at School Guide

Human Activity and Air Quality (PDF: 104 KB/ 3 pages)

Idle Free BC

Less is More: Exploring the Connections between Energy and the Air We Breathe (PDF: 71 KB/3 pages)

Lung 101 (Canadian Lung Association):

Making a Difference: Air Quality and Your Health (video) (BC Lung Association, Ministry of Environment and other major agencies)

Primer for BC Physicians and Resource for Informing Patients on Outdoor Air Quality (BC Lung Association)

Schools in Canada

Smog City 2 (interactive website created by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Sacramento Air Quality Management District)

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency:

Way to Go! (active and safe routes to school initiative)

Weatheroffice (Environment Canada)

Youth Climate Action Program (ages 17-28)