Air Quality Index for Kids Teacher's Reference Page
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The Air Quality Index Kid's Web site is intended for children between the ages of 7-10.
Teacher's Reference (600KB, 15 pp., PDF) - A printable version of the Air Quality Index Kid's Web site, which includes links to additional air quality information.
Air Quality Index - A Guide to Air Quality and Your Health (PDF, 12pp., 629KB - This booklet explains EPA's Air Quality Index (AQI) and the health effects of major air pollutants. AUgust 2009
Air Quality Index Games
- Online - Play the Air Quality Game Show or the AQI Color Game online.
- Print Version Printable versions of the "AQI Game Show" and "AQI Color Game" which can be used as a quiz.
Posters - Download posters you can print for your classroom.
- Complete set of posters (1.2 MB,6pp., PDF)
Select and download individual posters.
- AQI Introduction (77KB,1 p.,PDF)
- Green AQI Index Color (56KB, 1p., PDF)
- Yellow AQI Index Color (409KB,1p., PDF)
- Orange AQI Index Color (214KB, 1p., PDF)
- Red AQI Index Color (232KB, 1p., PDF)
- Purple AQI Index Color (369KB, 1p., PDF)
Air Quality Links
- Air Quality Forecasts
- Ozone Maps
- What you can do about Ozone
- What you can do about Air Pollution
- What you can do about Climate Change
- Ozone and your health
- Particulate Matter
- Summertime Safety: Keeping Kids Safe from Sun and Smog (304KB, 2pp., PDF)