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Grade 6-8

Covid, The Environment, and Our Air: COVID-19 and Its Environmental Effects

by Ellie B. | Science

1 Lesson 6:11
  1. 1. COVID-19 and its Environmental Effects 6:11

Grade 6-8


NGSS Standards

About the course

"When everything shut down because of the COVID-19 pandemic, our lives changed. That also means that the way we interact with the environment changed too! See how massive changes in human behavior dramatically changed the makeup of our world.

Take a close look at how carbon emissions and pollution were impacted during the COVID-19 pandemic."


Air Quality Experiment Part 1


  • air pollution
  • air quality
  • covid-19
  • environment
  • positive impacts

Recommended Materials

2 index cards, petroleum jelly, a pen, tape


Ellie (they/them) is a Brooklyn-based performer and teaching artist. Ellie graduated from NYU with a BFA in Drama with minors in Applied Theatre and Linguistics. Ellie is also an environmentalist and forager, and they strive to lead a low-waste lifestyle.

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