Lesson Plans


Up in the Air: an Air Pollution Education Program for Kindergarten through 5th Grade.

Our program provides elementary educators with inquiry-based, hands-on air pollution lessons for grades K-2 and 3-5.

Each unit includes:

  • Lesson plans aligned to current Arizona academic standards for science, English/language arts, math and social studies
  • Essential questions to focus student learning
  • Key vocabulary
  • Detailed instructions for each investigation
  • Blackline masters for all lab sheets and assessments
  • Links to websites, videos and other online tools
  • Digital lessons for interactive SMART boards

Lesson Plans:

Resource kits with all required materials are available for check-out at no cost.

Contact Education Outreach Coordinator: JennyFrank@mail.maricopa.gov ; 602-506-6355.

COMING SOON: Middle School Curriculum