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Clean Air Superheroes (KS2)
This KS2 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. They will also have the option to create an action plan for their superhero to start making some of the changes they want to see! This resource has been created in partnership with the Met Office.
A cartoon showing a person breathing in polluted air which travels into the lungs
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7-11 years old
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Student Leadership
Practical Action
clean air

This resource helps support the below Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
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Ensure that the institutions who govern peace and justice are reliable and work to unite us.

Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable.

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

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


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