As you may have already noticed, XRT Lab provides useful links and references for additional information from each of its topical pages. The following items reflect some of those resources, and other particularly useful items we've found. We'll be adding to this page on a regular basis, so check back periodically for new stuff.
In the Air. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency funded the Missouri Botanical Gardenís EarthWays Center to design and develop a full spectrum of environmental education materials that can be used to educate and help K-12 students and adults better understand airborne toxics issues in their communities. The goal is to increase knowledge about air pollution and to make connections between behaviors and air quality.
The Gateway. This online repository of educational materials is a special project of the U.S. Department of Education. It contains hundreds of high quality educational resources, organized in a search-able database.
EE-Link is a repository of environmental education resources, compiled by the North American Association for Environmental Education (NAAEE).
Air Defenders: The Quest for Clean Air. Want to be a hero? Use this multi-media, multidisciplinary training kit to deputize children (ages 8-11) and train them for their mission - to help clean the air and protect community health. As Air Defenders, they'll learn about open burning and respiratory health through science, health, and music-based lessons.
The Air Quality Workshop for Teachers: A Toolkit for Facilitators. The Toolkit is designed to help K-12 teachers better understand air pollution issues and related health effects, experience hands-on activities, and gain insights into global warming.