Implementing No Idle Zones in schools helps the environment and improves student’s health
Posts tagged ‘pollution’
For middle and high school students, the concepts of visual pollution and transportation are excellent entry points for studying the complex issues involved in community growth and planning. In Kentucky, we have had great success introducing these concepts through two Youth Environmental Summits that attracted teams of students from 8 schools in 2003 and from 16 schools in 2005. This article will explore some of the benefits and challenges of organizing such events on a state- or province-wide basis.
An engaging inquiry-based learning activity for 9 to 11 year olds – students build a model of a watershed and examine the effects of pollution
Using lichens as bio-indicators to monitor air quality provides students with a concrete and engaging introduction to the abstract concept of air pollution. The article offers step-by-step guidelines for middle and high school educators.