This colorful book about fascinating chameleons helps children understand the EPA's Air Quality Index and the implications of pollution on the health of living creatures.
It also contains a glossary of terms and some review questions to help with reading comprehension.
This resource helps young children understand the implications of air pollution.
The story is accompanied by captivating and colorful pictures.
There is a quiz at the end that can be used to reinforce learning.
Students should have a basic understanding of air pollution.
Challenge the students to identify some environmental asthma triggers commonly found on school premises and suggest possible solutions.
Classes can track the air quality in their community and make a plan for staying safe when the air quality is poor.
Students can watch an animated read-aloud of this book here.
This resource is a story on air quality and its impact on human health. It guides students who are at risk or susceptible to asthma or other respiratory-related infections with an action plan. This is recommended for teaching.
College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Standards
Dimension 2: Geography
D2.Geo.10.3-5 Explain why environmental characteristics vary among different world regions.
Dimension 4: Taking Informed Action
D4.6.3-5 Draw on disciplinary concepts to explain the challenges people have faced and opportunities they have created, in addressing local, regional, and global problems at various times and places.
D4.7.3-5 Explain different strategies and approaches students and others could take in working alone and together to address local, regional, and global problems, and predict possible results of their actions.
Common Core English Language Arts Standards (CCSS.ELA)
Reading: Informational Text (K-12)
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.5.10 By the end of the year, read and comprehend informational texts, including history/social studies, science, and technical texts, at the high end of the grades 4-5 text complexity band independently and proficiently.