Air Quality Module

In this storybook, the GLOBE Kids investigate colors in the sky and learn how air pollution affects sky color and our health. Learning activities engage students in describing sky color and conditions in the atmosphere, creating a model to learn how sky color and visibility are affected by aerosols, using prisms to explore properties of light and colors, and collecting aerosol samples.

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

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Why (Not) So Blue?
Sky Observers
See the Light
Up in the Air
Coloring Page A
Coloring Page B

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Elementary GLOBE Translations

Elementary GLOBE is designed to introduce students in grades K-4 to the study of Earth system science. In English, each module includes a science-based fictional storybook, three learning activities, and teacher's notes with a glossary. Some of these materials have been translated and are available on the pages linked below.

GLOBE makes every effort to provide translations of our materials in the official U.N. languages. Currently, Elementary GLOBE materials are available in Arabic, English, French, German, Norwegian, and Spanish. Click on the language below to access the translated Elementary GLOBE materials. Please note that not all storybooks and activities have been translated. If you would like to add your language to this list, please contact us at help@globe.gov for information about how to get approval to create materials in other languages.