The Yolo-Solano Air Quality Management District (District) has an expansive public outreach program. Clean Air Classrooms is our education effort for K-12 students. The program includes an annual Clean Air Art/Calendar Contest in addition to classroom visits and presentations. Air Quality educational resources for teachers are available below. To request a class presentation or District participation in a school event, contact Karin Bloesch, Public Outreach Coordinator at or (530) 757-3539.

2023 Clean Air Art Contest

Drawing with a cloud with the words Clean Air Art Contest surrounded by drawings of art supplies

Congratulations to our winning artists. Watch the short video below to see their artwork. Thank you to the students, teachers and schools that participated.

Grade CategoryPlaceStudentSchool
K-2nd1st PlaceMeerub KhuramTafoya Elementary
2nd PlaceMarjie BurkeWaggoner Elementary
3rd PlaceReem MahmoudNorth Davis Elementary
3rd – 5th1st PlaceHareem KhuramTafoya Elementary
2nd PlaceYousef MahmoudNorth Davis Elementary
3rd PlaceCamilla Anahi FuerteWhitehead Elementary
6th – 8th1st PlaceJoanna LiaoHolmes Jr. High
2nd PlaceElizabeth CuiWillet Elementary
3rd PlaceMariam MahmoudNorth Davis Elementary
9th – 12th 1st PlaceMaryam El-MashadDavis Sr. High School
2nd PlaceRamish NaseemWoodland High School
3rd PlaceCiena BarreraDavis Sr. High School

Teacher Resources

Lesson Plans

The EEI has lesson plans, teaching units, and other resources that help blend the environment into the teaching of the traditional academic subjects of science, history, and English language arts.

US EPA, Environmental Education –

US EPA, Learning and Teaching About the Environment –

US EPA, Lesson Plans, Teacher Guides and Online Environmental Resources for Educators –


California Climate Investments Children’s Activities

Earth Day Bingo

Earth Day Jeopardy

Inversion Layer Investigation Science Activity – Grades 6-12

Quest for Pollen: Explore the Hidden World of Air Pollution Particles – Grades 3-12


Online Video: “With Every Breath: Health Effects of Smog”

Online Video: “A Breath of Air: What Pollution is Doing to Our children”