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The Sustainability Education in the Classroom: Air Quality and Health Resource Package for Educators in Prince George, BC offers a variety of resources to educators including lesson plans linked to BC Curriculum Prescribed Learning Outcomes addressing the theme of air quality, health and community engagement.  This resource package was developed with the financial support of Environment Canada.  Try out an activity or check out the full educational kit included with the Resource Package at the School District 57 Learning Commons. 

Title Page (PDF)

TABLE OF CONTENTS (PDF) 

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS (PDF)

INTRODUCTION AND CONTEXT

Considerations for Teaching about Sustainability (PDF)

Air Quality and Our Health (PDF)

Air Quality in Prince George, British Columbia (PDF)

SCIENCE 

Science 6 - Air Pollution, Allergies and Asthma (PDF)

Science 7 - Air Pollution, Allergies and Asthma (PDF)

Science 8 - Air Pollution, Allergies and Asthma (PDF)

Science 9 - Air Pollution, Allergies and Asthma (PDF)

Air Pollution, Allergies and Asthma Student Worksheet and Teacher Answer Key (PDF)

Science 10 - On a Scale of 1 to 10 (PDF)

Science and Technology 11 - On a Scale of 1 to 10 (PDF) 

SOCIAL STUDIES

Social Studies 6 - Choosing to Act (PDF)

Social Studies 7 - Choosing to Act (PDF)

Social Studies 8 - Choosing to Act (PDF)

Social Studies 9 - Choosing to Act (PDF) 

Social Studies 11 - On a Scale of 1 to 10 (PDF)

Social Studies 11 - Sharing the Air (PDF)

Civic Studies 11 - Sharing the Air (PDF)

MATHEMATICS

Mathematics 6 - Statistics and Probability: Air Quality Activity (PDF)

Mathematics 7 - Statistics and Probability: Air Quality Activity (PDF)

Mathematics 9 - Statistics and Probability: Air Quality Activity (PDF)

PHYSICAL EDUCATION/HEALTH

Physical Education 6 - Breathing Easy (PDF)

Physical Education 7 - Breathing Easy (PDF)

Physical Education 8 - Breathing Easy (PDF)

Physical Education 9 - Breathing Easy (PDF)

Breathing Easy Student Worksheet (PDF)

Physical Education 10 - 20,000 Breaths a Day (PDF)

Physical Education 11/12 - 20,000 Breaths a Day (PDF)

Career and Personal Planning 12 - 20,000 Breaths a Day (PDF)

20,000 Breaths a Day Student Worksheet (PDF)

GEOGRAPHY

Geography 12 - On a Scale of 1 to 10 (PDF)

Geography 12 - Sharing the Air (PDF)

CHEMISTRY

Chemistry 11 - On a Scale of 1 to 10 (PDF) 

EXTENSIONS (PDF)

Active Transportation

Air Pollution Illustration - Getting Active Exercise

Airsick: An Industrial Revolution

AQHI

Commuter Challenge

Connections: Our Food Source and Air Quality

Data Analysis

Exploring the Complexities of Air Quality

Implementing Change - Getting Active Exercise

Indoor Air Quality Activity

Interview

Local Relevance

Me to We

Mind Map

Monitoring Heart Rate and Breathing - Getting Active Exercise

Novel Study: The City of Ember or Green Boy

Timeline 

Walkscore 

EXPERIMENTS (PDF)

Car Exhaust Experiment

Solar Oven Challenge 

SCHOOL WIDE ACTIVITIES (PDF)

Anti-Idling Campaign

Air Quality Public Awareness Campaign

Active Transportation Campaign

School Flag Program

School Greening Projects

FIELD TRIPS (PDF)

Ministry of Environment, Air Quality Monitoring Stations

UNBC's Bioenergy Centre

City of Prince George, District Energy System

Recycling and Environmental Action Planning Society

The Exploration Place

Walking Tour

APPENDICES

Appendix A: Additional Resources and Opportunities as of March 2013 (PDF)

Appendix B:

Air Pollutants Briefing Notes (PDF)

Air Aware Fact Sheet: Asthma (PDF)

Air Quality Objectives and Standards (PDF) 

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