Category: Clear the Air for Kids!

Asthma Campers Learn about Air Quality

Clean Air Carolina was at Camp Open Airways in Kannapolis, NC this August leading a session on air quality education for 29 kids with asthma. High School volunteers assisting with the program held air quality flags up for the campers to see as they learned a song...

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Citizen Science at Oaklawn Language Academy

This November, Oaklawn Language Academy 7th graders investigated the air around their school using AirBeam monitors which measure fine particulate matter also known as PM2.5. They are part of Clean Air Carolina’s Clean Air Zones Monitoring Project designed to protect...

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CAC Interns on the Airwaves with Francene Morris

On Monday, July 18, the Clean Air Carolina’s Citizen Science Team headed over to the Beasley Media Group in Charlotte for our shot at prime time (well, if prime time were actually 6:00 am on Saturdays and Sundays). We were meeting Francene Morris of the Francene Marie...

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NC Air Awareness Team Learns about Ozone Gardens

NC Air Awareness is a public outreach and education program of the North Carolina Division of Air Quality (NCDAQ). The goal of the program is to reduce air pollution though voluntary actions by individuals and organizations. They invited Clean Air Carolina to their...

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Ozone Garden Toolkit Now Available Online

The Ozone Garden Toolkit is for individuals, schools, and community organizations interested in connecting people to the natural world by making the topic of air quality fun and educational. Ozone gardens use ozone-sensitive plants to make invisible air pollution...

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