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Agricultural services (33) / Air quality (12) / Consumer education (37) / Education (1) / Energy consumption (35) / Grants in aid (4) / Materials (9) / Pollution control industry (3) / Transportation (10) / Waste management (3) / Water quality (38) /

Keyword: Transportation, 10 Links

Getting Around Clean and Green
Abstract: CURRICULA: Upper Elementary and Middle School: TRANSPORTATION: Interdisciplinary science/social studies curriculum allows students to explore transportation and environmental issues in their own lives, including systems, histories, and impacts.
Source: NESEA
URL: http://www.nesea.org/education/edmaterials/CandG.html

Trip Tally: Discovering Environmental Solutions
Abstract: ACTIVITY: Upper Elementary and Middle School: TRANSPORTATION: Nine pages include a simple air pollution experiment and transportation survey including data tabulation, graphing, and analysis, relating transportation choices and pollution.
Source: NESEA
URL: http://www.nesea.org/education/edmaterials/tally.html

What is an Alternative Fuel?
Abstract: AGRICULTURE/ENERGY CONSERVATION/TRANSPORTATION: Describes ethanol and its benefits as an alternative fuel.
Source: Alternative Fuels Data Center
URL: http://www.eere.energy.gov/cleancities/afdc/altfuel/altfuels.html

Ten Simple Steps to Improving Air Quality
Abstract: AIR QUALITY/TRANSPORTATION: Ten things a person can do to prevent air pollution and/or help air quality.
Source: It All Adds Up
URL: http://www.italladdsup.gov/drivers/10steps.asp

Pollutants and Programs
Abstract: AIR QUALITY/TRANSPORTATION: Provides links to information on air pollutants and greenhouse gases from transportation and other mobile sources.
Source: EPA
URL: http://www.epa.gov/otaq/transport.htm

Fuel Economy
Abstract: ENERGY/TRANSPORTATION: Find and compare cars for their fuel economy. Also gas mileage tips, fuel economy guide, and information on fuel cell, alternative fuel, and hybrid vehicles.
Source: EPA
URL: http://www.fueleconomy.gov/

Tox Town
Abstract: WASTE MANAGEMENT: An interactive guide to commonly encountered toxic substances.
Source: National Library of Medicine
URL: http://toxtown.nlm.nih.gov/

Travel Matters
Abstract: TRANSPORTATION/AIR QUALITY: Describes how travel habits and transportation choices affect global climate change. Offers a trio of resources - interactive emissions calculators, on-line emissions maps, and a wealth of educational content - to emphasize the close relationship between more efficient transit systems and lower greenhouse gas emissions.
Source: Center for Neighborhood Technology
URL: http://www.travelmatters.org/

Abstract: TRANSPORTATION: Listing of greenest and meanest cars of 2003 with information on how to select a vehicle that does the least harm to the planet while meeting transportation needs.
Source: GreenCar.com
URL: http://www.greenercars.com/bestof.html

What is Sustainable Development?
Abstract: AG/AIR/ENERGY/WASTE/WATER: Information describing components of sustainable development.
Source: The World Bank Group
URL: http://www.worldbank.org/depweb/english/sd.html

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