Pollution Teacher Resources
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The Effects of Pollution!
Learners examine pollution and how it affects the environment. They discuss how human activities lead to more pollution. They talk about the importance of recycling. There is a skit, resource links, and activities provided to make this a complete experience.
3rd Science 28 Views 120 Downloads
Students make connections between their daily lives and the usage of natural resources as they relate to the importance of environmental quality. In this ecology instructional activity, students listen to the story The Lorax by Dr. Seuss and then discuss the impact of human actions on natural environments.
2nd - 4th Science 18 Views 105 Downloads
Air Pollution in Mexico City
A fantastic lesson on urban air pollution problems throughout the world is here for you. Learners understand that there are many factors involved in creating pollution, that there are many health effects brought on by air pollution, and that fixing the problem is not an easy task.
7th - 10th Science 25 Views 63 Downloads
Students design and build an outdoor air pollution detector, test their designs, and communicate their results. In this investigative instructional activity students work in teams to design their detectors and use everyday items to do this.
2nd - 12th Math 10 Views 18 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Air Pollution and Asthma (11th Grade)
What is the air quality index? Start by discussing pollution and air quality with your budding environmentalists. A list of instructional activities are provided here from inviting a guest speaker into your classroom to discussing asthma. Challenge your class to think of new ways to control air pollution.
9th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 9 Downloads
Students examine the different non-point source pollutants in the local lake or water source by reading handouts and discuss the most serious concerns. They conduct a neighborhood reconnaissance as a field study and look for signs of the pollutants and record their data.
7th - 8th Science 3 Views 3 Downloads
The Environment and the Community
Students observe their environment and come up with ways to protect it. In this environment lesson plan, students discuss pollution and ways to prevent it. Then they create a poster with drawings that show a goal to reduce pollution and steps to reach that goal.
2nd - 5th Science 3 Views 15 Downloads
Heat Pollution and Communities
If your school has a photovoltaic system and you have access to its temperature data, then this is an outstanding lesson in energy efficiency. Environmentalists consider four days' worth of data and use critical thinking to apply data to various situations including heat pollution and industry, wildlife, and agriculture.
9th - 12th Science 3 Views 9 Downloads
New Review Non-Point Source Pollution
Investigate the different types of pollution that storm drain runoff carries into oceans, lakes, rivers, and streams with this class demonstration. Using an aquarium and an assortment of everyday items that contaminants like motor oil, fertilizer, trash, and natural debris, students observe how rain water washes all of those materials into larger bodies of water.
4th - 7th Science 3 Views 2 Downloads
Learners investigate a variety of pollutants that can affect water and the plants and animals that live in the water. In this water pollution lesson plan, students identify pollutants in a bog, marsh, stream or other wetland area and create a pollution prevention message through words and art.
K - 6th Visual & Performing Arts 10 Views 28 Downloads