Follow Up SDG 3 – Fair with Air! (Year 5 – Year 8)

Before the schools were closed a project named: Fair with Air that involved teachers and school children in the monitoring of Nitrogen Dioxide concentration was carried out in 25 schools. The aim of the project was to raise awareness about air pollution and the effects that the transport activities of teachers, parents and school children on air quality.

Watch this video to learn more about this project.

The results are now out and below you can see the charts with all the data from each school. Have a look at the data and log into this link to create a bar chart with the data in second column – Outside School.

Notice the school with the highest levels of nitrogen dioxide. What is the highest level registered?

Do some research to find out how nitrogen dioxide from traffic affects our health.

Can you come up with solutions that might help the school administration to alleviate the problem?

Discuss and share your ideas with your family and friends. We’d love to hear from you as well!