Air Quality Health Index classroom kit, grades 5 and 6, environment

This lesson uses comic strips, rotating placemats, and sticky concept maps to teach students about how electricity connects to air quality. Topics include Air Quality Health Index (AQHI), renewable and non-renewable resources, emerging technologies, air pollution, and fossil fuels.

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Acknowledgements:

Project Management: Chantal Duhaime (Outreach Officer; Health and Air Quality Forecast Services)

A special thanks is extended to the teachers, students, and reviewers throughout Canada who provided feedback. Also to Ian Khan, Meteorologist at Environment Canada Atlantic, Halifax, N.S., for his technical expertise.

This lesson plan is an adapted version of the original.
BC Ministry of Environment, BC Transit, and Environment Canada. (2005). A Teacher's Guide to Clean Air.

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