Groundwater Pollution Teacher Resources
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What is Groundwater Pollution Doing to the Neighborhood?Lesson Planet
9th - 12th
Students explore the impact of groundwater pollution on health. They examine the carcinogenic contaminants and their possible sources. Students develop methods to lessen or eliminate the pollutants from the environment.
A Mock Town Meeting on a Proposed Tank FarmLesson Planet
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Intended as a follow up to the Protecting Your Drinking Water activity, young environmentalists use their assessment of the a hypothetical town's water supply to debate the installation of underground chemical storage tanks. With the...
Subsurface Contamination of GroundwaterLesson Planet
9th - 12th
Students watch a demonstration with a balloon filled with water being buried in a milk container that has been cut length wise and filled with sand. Students are told that there is an underground storage tank filled with a contaminate...
Investigating How Pollutants Travel Through GroundwaterLesson Planet
9th - 12th
Students determine how pollutants can travel though sediment and explore methods of pollutant removal. They conduct an experiment on porosity and permeability of soils and simulate an EPA "pump and treat" method for removing subsurface...
What is Groundwater? Our Underground Water SupplyLesson Planet
2nd - 4th CCSS: Adaptable
Learn about the consequences of groundwater with a lesson about the different ways California handles water conservation and pollution. After reading a passage about the water table, learners apply what they have read to six...
Understanding Groundwater & the Effects of PollutionLesson Planet
6th - 8th
Young scholars complete a unit on the effects of pollution on our water supply. They create a graph to examine the density of earth's land surface, round the population to the nearest hundred million place, participate in a...
Groundwater Model Building InstructionsLesson Planet
7th - 8th
Young scholars participate in an interactive model in order to discover the geologic structure and properties of aquifers, the movement of groundwater, and the methods by which geologists recognize point and non-point sources of pollution.