• Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore

    Indiana Dunes

    National Lakeshore Indiana

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Materials For Loan - Air and Climate

Where's the Air?
An educational kit about the science of air quality, and the social behavior that affects the air. Kit includes poster, teacher's activity guide, and a CD-ROM, which has games for children near the age of 10 years old. All other resources are suitable for all ages.

Clean Air, Healthy Children: A teacher's guide and activities for young children.
Educational materials t are desihatgned to introduce children to the concepts of respiratory health, air quality, and caring for the environment. Thorough background information is included for the educator.

To reserve and check-out the above educational items, call the education office at (219) 395-1885.

All items must be picked up and returned to the Paul H. Douglas Center for Environmental Education.

Did You Know?

a sea of tall grasses and catails in a marsh setting and trees in the background

Cowles Bog is not a true bog but rather a fen because it has an underground water source. This water source has contact with limestone bedrock, making the fen’s water slightly alkaline. Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore is restoring a portion of this fen.