NYC Teachers: Become an Environmental Health Researcher!

  • Develop an understanding of Project Based learning within the context of your school neighborhood.
  • Use AirBeam air quality monitoring devices and apps to acquire an in-depth knowledge of air pollution on children's health.
  • Involve your students in identifying pollution hot spots.
  • Engage students as community activists as they propose solutions to air pollution with community leaders.

Participant Profile: this program is ideal for...

  • Teachers who are: 
    • Familiar with the neighborhood/Comfortable taking students into the field.
    • Comfortable with data gathering and technology.
    • Able to work collaboratively with or teachers and other schools.

NYSPPI

Funding provided by the NYS Pollution Prevention Institute through a grant from the Environmental Protection Fund as administered by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation.

Any opinions, findings, and/or interpretations of data contained herein are the responsibility of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the opinions, interpretations or policy of Rochester Institute of Technology and its NYS Pollution Prevention Institute or the State.