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6 resources with the keyterm biodegradability

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Non-Point Source Pollution Program

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Written as field trip preparation to Gateway National Recreation Area, this resource is also appropriate for any class that is studying the impact of human activity on the environment. During the first activity, learners identify...
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Waste Management

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Four different activities focus on the amount of trash generated and how humans can better manage waste. Learners analyze two days' worth of household garbage, test materials for biodegradability, and rate recyclability of various...
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Ocean Pollution

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore ocean pollution.  In this ecology instructional activity, students view a video entitled This Pretty Planet and identify common biodegradable products. Students participate in activities designed to simulate the negative...
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Biodegradability

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Learners study the effects of water, salt water and heat on common household materials. They separate an emulsion and show that the materials are completely recoverable and observe the effect of acetone and water on polystyrene.
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Ecology of the Dump

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students recreate landfills in petri dishes, observe relative biodegradability in a year-long project, and isolate a cellulose degrading bacteria while discovering the need for recycling and the serious problem waste management has...
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Landfills

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students explore the roles of sanitary landfills. They diagram the construction of a landfill and visit a local landfill.