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Can Nutrients in Water Cause Harm?

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Ecology candidates culture pond water organisms over a few days time, then they experiment to find out how increasing nutrients affects the population. As part of a unit on water, this exploration gives your class an understanding of how...
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Water Pollution

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders study the impact of human activity on water quality and on the ecosystems of Earth. After a discussion on the various ways that water can be polluted, groups of youngsters get together to figure out the best way to clean a...
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Watershed Works: Unit 3

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Geology whizzes observe the effects of change within a model of a watershed. They place replica waste dumps within the models and note the path that the waste takes as water passes through. This detailed lesson plan provides teacher...
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Water Pollution

For Teachers 5th
Here is a fine lesson for fifth graders that will give them an idea of the variety of impacts that human-introduced pollutants have on the environment. After an initial class discussion and teacher-led demonstration, pupils brainstorm...
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Determination of Phosphorus Content in River Water

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Divide your chemistry or environmental science class into two groups. Each group tests water samples from a river for the concentration of phosphorus using a different method. With chemists, you can use this activity as they learn to use...
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The Influence of Human Activity on the Environment

For Teachers 4th - 8th
The surge in human population in the last 2,000 years, due in large part to better health care, has brought a surge in the demand for resources and in pollution. The graphics, photographs, and real-life examples in a thought-provoking...
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Robo-Lobster

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Introduce environmental science or engineering explorers to different forms of sampling. They read an article about "Robo-lobsters," lobsters being studied to help design robots that can used to sniff out pollution in ocean waters. The...
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Lithosphere and Groundwater

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Focusing on the quality of our water sources, these slides are full of information about the aspects of our soil and groundwater that may affect pollution.  The leaching of pollutants and their impact on health is explained. ...
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Peace Corps Challenge Game- Water Quality

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students advocate for clean water.  For this water pollution lesson, students play the Peace Corps Challenge Game, discuss the effects of polluted water and write a letter to the mayor of Wanzuzu highlighting the situation of the fish's...
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Drinking Water and Water Purification

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders design experiments to compare the amount of bacteria in river water to the amount in purified tap water. They explore how water purification removes bacteria and pollution from the water. Students examine the steps of the...
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What Does Earth Day Mean? - Biology Teaching Thesis

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students possible sources of water pollution, and explain the effects that water pollution can have on the food on the food chain. They Name human and other animal (i.e. fish) illnesses that can be contracted from drinking polluted...
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The Wonders of Water - Biology Teaching Thesis

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students name 3-5 aesthetic values of the Potomac River. They state the importance of water in their own words. Students describe what Earth Day is and why it is important. They list 5-7 ways that they can help minimize water pollution.
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Pollution

For Teachers 3rd
Young ecologists investigate some of the many ways that human activities adversely affect the environment. After identifying the main types of pollution (air, water, soil), 3rd graders fill in a Venn Diagram by pasting cut-out pictures...
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The East Fork Project

For Teachers 8th - 9th
Students identify possible sources of health risks, types of exposures, routes of exposure, and populations that could be affected after discussing water pollution and environmental health hazards. After discussion, students conduct a...
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Three is a Toxic Number

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Future public health advocates read a case study of a combination of water pollutants that may be linked to autism. The class is split into three groups, one to research each of the suspected chemicals. The look at how each one affects...
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Who Polluted the River?

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Study the impact of water pollution. A hands-on experiment and an interactive story about water pollution are the basis for the learning experience. 
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Peace Corps Challenge—Solving the Water Quality Issue

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students create a Wanzuzu newspaper. In this Peace Corps lesson, students participate in a discussion regarding water pollution in Wanzuzu. Students conduct further research about the issue and create newspapers that detail the problems...
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Keep It Clean!

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders investigate the how water becomes polluted and how it effects the environment, animals, and humans. They watch a video and conduct experiments.
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Enviroscape: Water Pollution

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders inspect earth science by conducting a class discussion. In this water properties lesson, 4th graders examine a model of a watershed which demonstrates how water becomes polluted. Students collaborate in small groups in...
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Watershed Landscape

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students demonstrate how water flows by building a human watershed using themselves. In this ecology lesson, students compare and contrast point-source and non-point source pollution. They write what they have learned from this activity...
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Clean Water -- Life Depends on It!

For Teachers 6th - 7th
Students examine water quality, water pollution, and water treatment, and how they are all interrelated. In this unit on clean water, students complete 21 interdisciplinary activities on water quality, water pollution, and water treatment.
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Water Filtration Challenge

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Students create an all-natural water filtration system. In this lesson on natural water filtration, students build upon prior knowledge to build a filtration unit made of plants, soils, sand, pebbles and rocks that can purify...
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Fred the Fish -- A River Ran Wild

For Teachers Pre-K - 6th
Students apply cause and effect relationships to water pollution in a stream. In this pollution lesson students recognize the importance of clean water in their daily lives. Students accompany "Fred the Fish" as he travels down stream....
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Freddy the Fish

For Teachers K - 4th
Learners complete an experiment.  In this water pollution lesson, students brainstorm information about river habitats and water pollution. Learners then read the story Freddy the Fish and complete an experiment where they use a...