Download the .zip file of resources from this 2-day field-based workshop to build knowledge of atmospheric research and to learn and teach about air quality issues along Colorado's Front Range.
Workshop topics included:
Understanding the connection between the structure of the atmosphere and air quality
Engaging with atmospheric scientists and experts from NASA, NCAR, NOAA and other organizations to learn how they use ground sensors, weather balloons, planes, and satellites to monitor ever-changing air quality
Training on the methods of air quality forecasts, pollution advisories, and summer ozone alerts in the Front Range
Implementing atmospheric protocols and STEM activities from the GO3 Project and the GLOBE Program, plus other methods that students can do at school to record real-time data on air quality
Learning about a wealth of freely available air quality curriculum resources that allow students to explore the science behind air pollution