K-12 Education

FREE Virtual Resources

Learn about air quality from anywhere! Students will learn about the importance of clean air and how they can help improve local air quality.

6-12 Online Class

3-5 Online Class

K-5 Activity Pages

Air Pollution Virtual Escape Room

Problem-Based Learning Project – Reduce Car Idling at Your School


FREE Lesson Plans and Supplies

This program provides educators with inquiry-based, hands-on air pollution lessons for grades K-12. Each unit includes:

  • Lesson plans
  • Resource kits with all materials included
  • Guest speaker lesson
  • Links to websites, videos, and digital tools

K-2 Lesson Plans

3-5 Lesson Plans

6-12 Sample Lesson Plan


FREE Guest Speaker Lesson

Students will learn about air quality and how they can help prevent air pollution. During the lesson students will act as air quality scientists by performing a hands-on investigation.








Submit an Education Outreach Request online or contact:

Jenny Frank | Education Outreach Coordinator
Maricopa County Air Quality Department
Contact Number: 602-506-6355