Links to Other Air Quality and Environmental Web Sites

Local air districts in California--links to web sites and addresses http://www.arb.ca.gov/capcoa/roster.htm

U.S. EPA's Student Center http://www.epa.gov/students

U.S. EPA's air quality education home page. Entry page for teachers, students, and kids. http://www.epa.gov/region01/students/teacher/airqual.html

US EPA Indoor Air Quality Home Page http://www.epa.gov/iaq/

US EPA's Kid's Site http://www.epa.gov/kids/

Interactive web site shows how air pollution emissions, population, and weather affect the air you breathe. SmogCity

Save Planet Polluto website. Play games and meet the Planet Pollutonians. Get a FREE Save Planet Polluto CD-ROM at this web site. It's an educational, interactive adventure that teaches the causes of air pollution and how to improve air quality. http://www.planetpolluto.com/index1.html

Interactive site that gives specific information about pollution in your local community. http://www.scorecard.org/

Information on how limiting the idling of school buses and other vehicles at or near schools can reduce your exposure to toxic air contaminants. http://www.arb.ca.gov/toxics/sbidling/sbidling.htm

Health Effects of Air Pollution

US EPA's Diesel Exhaust site provides information on the health effects of pollution from diesel engines, including a special focus on school buses. http://www.epa.gov/ne/eco/diesel/

Environment and Human Health Inc. site on effects of diesel exhaust on children.  http://www.ehhi.org/diesel/ 

Global Warming and Climate Change

US EPA's Global Warming Kid's site http://www.epa.gov/globalwarming/kids/index.html

US EPA's Global Warming site http://www.epa.gov/globalwarming

Clean Energy

California Energy Commission educational web site http://www.energyquest.ca.gov/index.html

US Dept.of Energy--National Renewable Energy Laboratory http://www.nrel.gov/

Ozone Depletion (Ozone Hole)

US EPA's Ozone Depletion web site http://www.epa.gov/ozone/

University of Cambridge "The Ozone Hole Tour" http://www.atm.ch.cam.ac.uk/tour/

Activities, Games

Lots of great things to do from Lawrence Hall of Science 
http://sv3.berkeley.edu/kidsite/

Earth Day Canada's Environmental Education Program for youth website http://www.ecokidsonline.com

Pupil Transportation in North Carolina website http://itre.ncsu.edu/ghsp/

National Institute of Environmental Health Services Kids' Pages http://www.niehs.nih.gov/kids/baylor/homeair.htm

Minnesota's Office of Environmental Assitance website http://www.moea.state.mn.us/ee/noidle.cfm