We found 202 reviewed resources for pollution challenges
Let's Learn About Stewardship and River BasinsLesson Planet
What does it mean to be a good steward? Middle school environmentalists learn to care for their state's waterways through research, a guest speaker, and poster activity. Groups must locate and learn more about a river basin and the human...
The Anthropocene: Human Impact on the EnvironmentLesson Planet
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Will human existence define an epoch? Many scientists think we are in a new epoch, the anthropocene, defined by humans and our impact on the environment. An online interactive demonstrates the immense impact humans have had on every part...
The Zabbaleen, Cairo's Garbage WorkersLesson Planet
7th - 12th
Here is a fascinating human geography study of the Zabbaleen. They are a sub-class of people who work as garbage collectors in Cairo, Egypt. I can't say enough good things about this resource in my limited space here. It is fabulous! If...
Preventing Flint – Environmental Engineering: Crash Course Engineering #29Lesson Planet
10 mins 9th - 12th
We all need clean air and water. An informative video first describes the causes of water contamination in Flint, Michigan. It then goes on to explain the importance of environmental engineering in clean air, clean water, and waste...
Interpreting Statistics: A Case of Muddying the WatersLesson Planet
9th - 12th CCSS: Designed
Is river pollution affecting the number of visitors to Riverside Center, and is the factory built upstream the cause of the pollution? Let your class be the judge, literally, as they weigh the statistical evidence offered by the factory...
Endocrine Disruptors in Our Drinking Water: Should We Be Concerned?Lesson Planet
9th - 12th
Students investigate the different hormone contaminants in the water supply. For this math lesson, students analyze data tables and graphs. They demonstrate exponential growth and decay using frog populations.
2004 AP® Environmental Science Free-Response QuestionsLesson Planet
10th - 12th
Radioactive isotopes have a wealth of uses, but their waste may cause some concern. One of four free-response questions challenges learners to devise a waste removal strategy for medical radioactive substances. Other questions address...
Mappler Project Lesson Plan: Humans and the EnvironmentLesson Planet
5th - 8th
Focus on human interaction with the environment. Learners describe how human activities affect a variety of ecosystems, map local environmental friends and foes on a Mappler page, and discuss how people have worked to solve challenges....
Paragraph Review: Topic Sentences and Supporting DetailsLesson Planet
3rd - 5th CCSS: Adaptable
Distinguishing between topic sentences and supporting details is the challenge presented here. Learners examine pairs of sentences and label one the topic sentence and the other a supporting detail sentence. The exercise could be used as...