The air we breathe .. What makes up clean, unpolluted air?
Pollutant puzzle .. Solve the puzzle to make the link between air pollution and health
Particulate matter .. All about the particles in our air – where they come from and how they can harm our health
Under the microscope - making a reference library .. Collect and describe different particles to allow easy ID later
Designing a particle collector .. Making a device to collect particles is easy!
Collecting particles .. Use your particle reference library to identify the particles you have collected
It's raining what? .. Investigate the presence of particles in rain
Pollutant gases .. All you need to know about where the common pollutant gases below come from and how they can affect the environment and our health:
Carbon dioxide/Carbon monoxide
Reactive organic compounds
Air pollutants and me .. Focus on how you might encounter the common pollutants we have been studying in your daily routine
Metropolitan Air Quality Study .. Also known as 'MAQS', this study looked at air quality in the Sydney, Illawarra and lower Hunter areas
The percentage of pollutants .. Check out what pollutants MAQS found in its study area
Using the regional pollution index (RPI) .. An introduction to the RPI, which is used to rate air quality twice a day in the Sydney, Illawarra and lower Hunter areas
Looking at RPI .. Identify any relationships between air quality, as measured by the RPI, and other weather factors
Page last updated: 27 February 2011