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Protect: Outdoor Air Quality 


Ask your mentor to do a presentation, then click on these links to learn more about outdoor air quality at schools.


Outdoor Air Quality Projects

  • Participate in SC DHEC’s B2 (Breathe Better Air) Campaign
  • Participate in SC DHEC’s Air Quality Flag Program


Ideas for sharing student outdoor air quality knowledge

  • Broadcast on school news shows 
  • Create and display hallway posters 
  • Film and share informational videos 
  • Operate education tables at school or community events 

Document Project(s)

Sample Project: B2 Campaign

DHEC encourages every South Carolina school to minimize vehicle idling on its property. Students can participate in B2 (Breathe Better Air), a citizen science project where students educate car and bus drivers about the harmful effects of idling and then measure the effectiveness of their education campaign.



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Columbia, SC 29201-3066


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