Check out the wonderful videos that were created by the project team about Walking & Wheeling to School, Walking to the Bus Stop and Taking the Bus, and Anti-Idling. See below for social media messaging to promote these videos.
Looking for something to help spread the word about how to go green and travel clean. We have created posters that contain all the information you need to promote clean modes of travel while combating climate change at your school.
Interested in learning more about what research tells us about children’s health and air pollution, how travel contributes to air pollution and exposure, and the environmental benefits of active trave? Check out this scoping literature review was conducted by HEALab graduate Alina Medeiros. For more information about this review, please
In this healthy living and science lesson plan, grade 1 to 8 students will explore where and why air pollution accumulates. Students are introduced to air pollution and its sources. After working together to build air pollution catchers, students will get hands on practice collecting particulate matter from various areas
In this active living lesson plan, grade 1 to 8 students will explore what they see along their trip to and from school. Students will be introduced to various traffic and community signs they may see in their neighborhoods. As a class, students will work together to create a one-page
In this healthy living, and science focused lesson plan, grade 1 to 8 students will investigate the importance of turning off car engines and how idling may affect their health, learning abilities, and the environment. After discussing anti-idling as a class, students will create their own information cards that can
In this active, healthy living, and science focused lesson plan, grade 1 to 8 students are encouraged to use cleaner modes of travel to and from school. Students colour leaves based on the method of travel and place them on a tree. This builds student’s visual awareness that the cleaner
In this healthy living, mathematics, and science focused lesson plan, grade 5 to 8 students will explore the impact of idling vehicles on air quality. Students get hands on practice calculating CO2 emissions from idling vehicles. Students will also build their awareness of air pollution at schools and how this
In this healthy living, and writing focused lesson plan, grade 1 to 8 students will get their creative juices flowing by creating a superhero that stands against idling and promotes clean methods of travel. After discussing active travel and its benefits as a class, students will be asked to describe
In this healthy living, and writing focused lesson plan, grade 5 to 8 students will explore how and why they actively travel to and from school. Students will be introduced to methods of clean travel modes, and their benefits. Students will use their imagination and creativity to write a fiction