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Sewage Matrix and Field Experience
Students visit a sewage treatment plant and use an exercise to identify the effects of given sewage components on humans and the environment when sewage treatment is bypassed or fails. They read the provided "sewage matrix" worksheet and complete the questions either individually or as a class.
10th - 12th Science 3 Views 3 Downloads
Sewage Spill into Biscayne Bay
Students use a hypothetical case study to learn about environmental health issues associated with water, recreational water, and sewage. They use an inquiry-based learning module to generate questions, draft a research plan, and generate possible solutions.
10th - Higher Ed Science 3 Views 11 Downloads
Domestic Water Supply Case Study
High schoolers follow the cycle of a raindrop from its source into the water supply for their houses and then back to the environment. They draw and, properly label and explain a diagram of a water treatment plant and a sewage treatment plant.
9th - 12th Science 3 Views 10 Downloads
Saving the Bay
Students investigate water pollution prevention. In this ecology wastewater lesson, students activate prior knowledge about sewage, then view a video explaining the waste water sewage system used in the San Francisco Bay area. Students discuss water quality and the impact it has on one's health.
4th - 8th Science 3 Views 10 Downloads
Water and Sewage Critical reading
Students read three articles with different points of view on the water and sanitation issues in the Florida Keys. They identify the facts and opinions in each article and write a summary. In addition, they write an essay expressing their own opinion about the issue.
9th - Higher Ed Science 22 Views 58 Downloads
A Study of Your Domestic Water Supply
Students create a diagram that traces the path of a raindrop from its source into the water supply for their house and back to the environment. They also diagram the processes that occur in a sewage treatment and water treatment plant.
6th - 12th Science 6 Views 43 Downloads
Examine water pollution and legislation through this reading comprehension worksheet, intended to correspond with a specific text but valuable even without it. Learners read 10 sentences, unscrambling the bold word to complete each (i.e. "Dumping raw sewage is an illegal act.
7th - 10th Science 23 Views 136 Downloads
Recreational Water Contamination and Beach Closurew
Young scholars work in teams to develop a presentation and handout representing a particular point of view in a recreational Water Contaminationand Beach Closure Debate. They synthesize their knowledge of recreational water, sewage, and their issues and present it persuasively to their peers.
11th - 12th Science 5 Views 9 Downloads
What If the Reef Dies?
Students complete four activities to investigate how reef ecology can change. They perform experiments to show how sewage discharge can affect a marine ecosystem, look at substances that don't dissolve in water, examine wave action erosion, and determine what happens when fish are removed from the habitat.
3rd - 5th Science 3 Views 5 Downloads
Is There Sewage in My Sample?
Students explore the proximity of the Hudson Shelf Valley and the Hudson Canyon to one of the Nation's most populated areas. They study that from 1987 to 1992, two dumpsites in the Hudson Shelf Valley and Hudson Canyon, one 12 miles
5th - 6th Science 3 Views 2 Downloads
A 17-slide set explores the pollutants and problems with coastal waters. It dedicates a slide to each to individual bacteria, algae, oil, sewage, DDT, BCB, lead, mercury, methylmercury, and plant toxins. This would be most useful for an environmental or ocean sciences class at the middle or high school level.
8th - 12th Science 3 Views 0 Downloads
In this water worksheet, students read an excerpt about the effects of pollution on the life cycle of a lake. Then they describe how lakes are affected by the pollution. Students also define why pollution has become such a problem for society and for water.
7th - 8th Science 6 Views 81 Downloads
Environment: Methane Sources
Students discover how human activity is increasing the release of methane gas into the atmosphere. Woring in groups, they visit the Eduzone Website and complete worksheets. Students identify the natural and human causes of methane gas.
4th - 6th Science 3 Views 0 Downloads
Are You Thirsty? The Effects of Pollution on Drinking Water
Discuss the availability of clean, plentiful water and the causes of water pollution. In groups, sixth graders discuss problem-solving methods for keeping water clean. They explore the function of water treatment plants and perform experiments to predict pollutants that can be stopped by filtration.
6th - 8th Math 10 Views 88 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Choices Make A Difference
Students are explained that wastewater treatment plants are regulated as to the quality of water they may discharge into our rivers and canals. They are explained that wastewater treatment plants clean many pollutants out of the wastewater, but they cannot clean all pollutants out of the water.
6th - 8th Science 3 Views 17 Downloads
The New Haven Oyster Industry and Water Quality
Students examine the different types of water pollutants and how they affect the waterways. In this environmental science instructional activity, students collect and interpret data from government agencies. They discuss how industrial development in their area affect the water resources.
9th - 12th Science 3 Views 23 Downloads
Freshwater Fish Water Quality
Sixth graders work together to complete an experiment about the quality of freshwater. In groups, they collect fresh water samples from a variety of sources and test the pH levels. After completing a KWL chart, they test the amout of dissolved oxygen in the samples.
6th Science 4 Views 28 Downloads