Free PDEQ Presentations for Adults

Air Jeopardy

Through a fun PowerPoint “Air Jeopardy” game, attendees will become more aware of air issues including air pollutants of concern in Pima County, health effects of breathing polluted air, air quality and transportation, and solutions to keep the air healthy. Staff may use props to enhance discussion of topics including healthy and simulated unhealthy pig’s lungs to demonstrate what breathing dirty air can do to our health, energy-saving devices to promote energy conservation, and items made from recycled materials and/or reusable items to emphasize waste reduction.
 Time: 60 minutes
 Accommodations: screen or blank wall, table, electricity

Airborne Dust Control

Learn about air pollutants of concern in Pima County, specifically particulate matter (PM), also known as airborne dust. Understand more about targeted sources of PM, health effects of PM, what regulations are in place to reduce the pollutant, and what we can do to keep levels down. This presentation is customized to meet the needs of construction and landscape companies, industry associations, businesses, agencies, and community groups.
 Time: 45-60 minutes
 Accommodations: screen or blank wall, table, electricity

Awesome Air

This PowerPoint presentation introduces air quality issues specifically in Pima County. We discuss air pollutants of concern, where the pollutants come from, their health effects, solutions, and also touches upon global climate change. During discussion, staff may show healthy and simulated unhealthy lungs to demonstrate what breathing dirty air can do to our lungs. Staff may use a worksheet How Green Can You Go?, as a springboard for the audience to discuss green actions related to air quality and the environment in general.
 Time: 45-60 minutes
 Accommodations: screen or blank wall, table, electricity

Climate Change Jeopardy

Through a fun PowerPoint “Climate Change Jeopardy” game, attendees will become more aware of what greenhouse gases are, how climate change is affecting the environment and Earth’s inhabitants, and tips of what we may do to reduce global climate change. Staff may use props to enhance discussion of topics including energy-saving devices, and use a worksheet where participants can think more about where and how they personally use energy in their homes.
 Time: 60 minutes
 Accommodations: screen or blank wall, table, electricity

Day to Day Choices Make a Difference in the Environment

All the choices people can make to go green can seem endless and overwhelming at times. This PowerPoint presentation takes the audience through an ordinary day in the life of Practically Perfect Pat. Practically Perfect Pat makes green choices every day, some very simple such as turning lights off when leaving a room, some more complicated and expensive like having a solar-powered home. Although many of these choices are quite common, the presenter attempts to connect how individually and collectively, our choices make a difference in the environment.
 Time: 45-60 minutes
 Accommodations: screen or blank wall, table, electricity

EcoJeopardy

Through a fun PowerPoint “Eco Jeopardy” game, attendees will learn about a variety of environmental issues including air quality, solid waste/recycling, climate change, and general eco info to promote a healthy environment. Staff may use props to enhance discussion of topics including healthy and simulated unhealthy pig’s lungs to demonstrate what breathing dirty air can do to our health, energy-saving devices to promote energy conservation, and items made from recycled materials and/or reusable items to emphasize waste reduction.
 Time: 60 minutes
 Accommodations: screen or blank wall, table, electricity

 

 

 

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