Air Quality Research

This summer, scientists from NCAR, NOAA, NASA, universities, and state agencies will converge on Colorado to research ground level ozone and summertime air quality as part of the FRAPPÉ field campaign. Learn more about this summer's research and air quality educational resources in this month's feature.

Researcher Profile

Teaching Boxes for K-12 Educators

Denver Smog

Air Quality Teaching Box

Air pollution takes many forms - from particles of soot large enough to see, to individual molecules of ozone and nitrogen oxides. Air quality measurements let people know when the amounts of pollutants pose a health risk. This teaching box is filled with educational resources that help students explore the science of, and solutions to, air pollution.

Audience: Grades 3-8

Teaching Boxes are themed collections of classroom-ready educational resources to build student understanding of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).

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