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Grade 6-8

Covid & the Environment: The Positive Environmental Impact of COVID-19

by Ellie B. | Science

1 Lesson 4:37
  1. 1. The Positive Environmental Impact of COVID-19 4:37

Grade 6-8


NGSS Standards

About the course

"When people were asked to stay home due to COVID-19, humans' harmful effect on nature was paused for a moment. Examine how less travel and paused manufacturing meant fewer fossil fuels burning and harmful carbon emissions.

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


Air Quality Experiment Part 2


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

Recommended Materials

2 index cards used and prepared in previous course, 2 more index cards, petroleum jelly, a pen, and 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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