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Clean Air Superheroes (KS1)

This KS1 activity explores why clean air is important, the sources of air pollution and the actions we can all take to protect ourselves from the health harms of air pollution. Students will design their own clean air superheroes and find out how their superheroes can help them take positive actions towards a cleaner air future. This resource has been created in partnership with the Met Office.

Cartoon of a person breathing in polluted air into their lungs
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4-7 years old
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Student Leadership
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clean air

This resource helps support the below Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
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Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable.

Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages.

Protect, restore and promote sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystem, reverse land degradation, and halt biodiversity loss.

Take urgent action to combat climate change by regulating emissions and promoting developments in renewable energy.


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