Information for Students, Teachers & Parents

Grades Kindergarten to High School

  • Energy Kid's Page: Find energy facts, fun and games, energy history, and curriculum activities from the Energy Information Administration.
  • Environmental Kids Club and Student Center: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) site for students and teachers to learn more about air and water pollution. (Grades Kindergarten to High School)
  • The Know Zone: The California Air Resources Board’s site for kids, students and teachers to learn more about California’s air quality, with easy-to-read information about a county or the entire State of California.
  • NASA Science: NASA leads the nation on a great journey of discovery, seeking new knowledge and understanding of our planet Earth, our Sun and solar system, and the universe out to its farthest reaches and back to its earliest moments of existence.
  • Planet Polluto Sacramento Metropolitan Air Quality Management District has created an interactive game for children in grades 4 to 8 to save the Pollutonians from the ravages of air pollution. Copies may be downloaded. 
  • Smog City: The Spare The Air Program and interactive air pollution simulator shows how choices, environmental factors and land use contribute to air pollution.
  • SunWise School Program (U.S. EPA): The SunWise Program is an environmental and health education program that aims to teach children and their caregivers how to protect themselves from overexposure to the sun.
  • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) AQI Kids: What is the Air Quality Index (AQI)? It tells you the quality of the air you breathe. What color is your air today? Green, Yellow, Orange, Red, Purple or Maroon? For ages kindergarten to 10 years.

Teachers/Parents

  • Energy Kid's Page: Energy facts, fun and games, energy history, and curriculum activities from the Energy Information Administration.
  • The Know Zone: The California Air Resources Board’s site for kids, students and teachers to learn more about California’s air quality, with easy-to-read information about a county or the entire State of California.
  • NASA Science: NASA leads the nation on a great journey of discovery, seeking new knowledge and understanding of our planet Earth, our Sun and solar system, and the universe out to its farthest reaches and back to its earliest moments of existence.
  • SunWise School Program (U.S. EPA): The SunWise Program is an environmental and health education program that aims to teach children and their caregivers how to protect themselves from overexposure to the sun.

Questions

If you have questions, email the Air Pollution Control District or call 530-745-2330.