2018 - Elementary GLOBE Air Quality Module

Air Quality Module

After taking a closer look at this week's news photos, the GLOBE kids notice how different the sky looks from day to day. In this story, students will investigate how air pollution affects our atmosphere's color and impacts our health. 

By the end of this module, students will be able to describe how atmospheric conditions alter the sky's color, create models to show how aerosols influence visibility, and use prisms to explore different light properties.

Storybook: What’s Up in the Atmosphere? Exploring Colors of the Sky



Elementary GLOBE Translations

Elementary GLOBE Translations

Elementary GLOBE is designed to introduce students in grades K-4 to the study of Earth system science. Each module includes a science-based fictional storybook, three learning activities, and teacher's notes with a glossary of relevant scientific terminology. 

Translated versions

GLOBE strives to provide translations of our materials in the official U. N. languages.

Currently, our resources are available in:

To download a translated version, click on the corresponding language below. Keep in mind that not all storybooks and activities have been translated into every language. If you'd like to add your language to this list, contact GLOBEhelp@ucar.edu for more information about translation approval.

Elementary GLOBE Translations: العربيةFrançais | Deutsch | Norsk | Español