Air Quality Videos

Title Description Video
Smart, Protect Your Heart from Air Pollution It’s American Heart Month. Did you know you can use the AQI to help protect your heart? Check out EPA’s new PSA on air pollution and heart health
Breathing Freely: Controlling Asthma Triggers Featuring conversations with medical professionals and parents of children with asthma, this video presents the role of the environment in triggering and worsening asthma attacks and offers ways to manage asthma to help children lead normal, healthy lives.
Controlando los Factores del Asme En el Día Mundial del Asma, 2004, EPA ha publicado un nuevo video educativo. La EPA se esfuerza en fomentar los conocimientos sobre el rol de los factores ambientales del asma para ayudar a los que sufren de asma.
Forecast Earth: Air Aware The Weather Channel's program "Forecast Earth", aired an EPA-sponsored segment in November 2005. Air Aware, highlights how air quality can affect people and their health, focuses on state and local programs and outlines how to take action. Watch on Vimeo
Why is Coco Orange? Coco has a problem. He’s a chameleon, but he can’t change colors, and his asthma is acting up. View how Coco and his friends at Lizard Lick Elementary solve this mystery as they learn about air quality and how to stay healthy when the air quality is bad. This video is for all children, especially those with asthma, and their caretakers. Ages 4-8.

Title Description File
How Ozone is Formed - Executable Ground level ozone, a harmful air pollutant, is formed when pollutants emitted by cars, power plants, industrial boilers, refineries, chemical plants, and other sources react chemically in the presence of sunlight. Executable
June 2006
How Ozone is Formed (for Kids) - Executable Learn how ozone is formed Executable
June 2006
Ozone: Good Up High Bad Nearby - Executable Ozone is a gas that occurs both in the Earth's upper atmosphere and at ground level. Ozone can be "good" or "bad" for your health and the environment, depending on its location in the atmosphere. Executable
March 2007
Particle Pollution - Executable Airborne particles, the main ingredient of haze, smoke, and airborne dust, present serious air quality problems in many areas of the United States. This particle pollution can occur year-round and it can cause a number of serious health problems, even at concentrations found in many major cities. Executable
March 2007