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54 resources with the keyterm pollutants

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Bioaccumulation and Biomagnification

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Ecology scholars consider the processes of bioaccumulation and biomagnification in the environment. As an example, DDT bioaccumulates in the fatty tissue of animals, resulting in reproductive failure and nervous system damage. DDE...
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Aerosol Lesson: Science - Graphing SAGE II Data

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students examine and plot atmospheric data on bar graphs.
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A Fast Cleanup

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students discover the causes and effects of air pollution. In this stewardship instructional activity, students explore the Air Quality Index, research pollutants, and present their findings.
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Recycling

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders observe the importance of recycling. In this environmental lesson, 3rd graders will view experiments on water filtration, paper-making, and breathing pollutants, and will categorize recyclable materials.
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Air Pollution

For Students 7th - 9th
In this air pollution worksheet, learners match 10 terms related to acid rain, pollution, and smog to their definitions. They complete 5 puzzles to create words related to air pollution by combining 2 terms.
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Pounds of Pollution: What's in the Air and How Bad Is It?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers create a display of 2-liter bottles which represent the amount of air pollution emitted by a vehicle. They familiarize themselves to terms and concepts involved with car emissions.
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Pollution and the Ocean

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers identify pollutants in the ocean and describe how it impacts the environment.  In this investigative instructional activity students play a pollution game online, define terms associated with it and view a video on...
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The Causes of Pollution

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Learners identify types of pollution. In this environmental lesson, young scholars view a video and discuss the types of pollution. Learners create a poster to suggest ways to prevent pollution.
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Energy Resources

For Students 7th - 9th
In this energy resources activity, students read about the greenhouse effect and global warming. Then they explain why scientists are so concerned with greenhouse gases. Students also describe how global warming affects people worldwide.
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How do pollutants bioaccumulate and biomagnify?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students review the basic concepts of the food chain. In small groups, they research an organism and create a food web. In addition, they study biomagnifications and write a brief essay or make a poster informing others about the...
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Who's Down the Well?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students identify several sources of contaminants to groundwater. They discuss the movement of possible contaminants through that groundwater from outside sources. They describe how environmental engineers analyze contaminants to...
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The New Haven Oyster Industry and Water Quality

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners examine the different types of water pollutants and how they affect the waterways. In this environmental science lesson, students collect and interpret data from government agencies. They discuss how industrial development in...
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Particulate Matter: The Lorax

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd
Students explore air pollution. In this ecology lesson, students participate in an experiment in which 5 numbered jar lids are placed outside. Students bring one lid a day in until all jars are inside. Dirt specks are counted, observed,...
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Groundwater Pollution Lab

For Students 8th - 10th
In this groundwater pollution worksheet, students use a piece of bread to represent the earth, food coloring to represent contaminants in the ground and water to simulate the movement of pollutants with water through the ground. Students...
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Water Filtration Competition

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students design water filtration systems. They draw sketches and write paragraphs about their systems. After presenting their systems to the class, each group then builds their system and determines its effectiveness for purifying...
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Seepy Sandwich

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students study how water infiltration can carry pollution underground. In this water infiltration instructional activity, students conduct an experiment on water infiltration and underground pollution.
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Earth Pollutants and Conservation

For Teachers K - 6th
Students recognize the causes of pollution and how they can help prevent them. In this pollution/conservation lesson plan, students listen to the story of The Lorax and read a booklet on pollution. Students research and create a...
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MicroBiology Chp 1

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
In this biology worksheet, students locate and identify various vocabulary terms found in Microbiology. There are 42 words located in the puzzle.
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The Case of the Disappearing Frogs

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students complete an Internet based activity to investigate the case of the disappearing tadpoles. They discover the interrelationship of living things.
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Health, Pollution, and Safety: Why Should We Care?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the impact of reducing the carbon dioxide emissions. They identify ways alternative fuels can lessen the effect of emissions on communities. Working in teams they conduct research from various community and Internet...
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Temperature Inversions

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Students investigate how atmospheric conditions can cause pollutants to be trapped near the ground.
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Water Quality and Temperature

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Students are led through three activities to explore the effect of temperature fluctuations on the growth and survival of aquatic plants, clams, and shrimp eggs.
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Air Pollution and Health

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students use Internet research to become familiar with the environmental and health effects of the six criteria pollutants identified by the U.S. EPA, along with the greenhouse effect and carbon dioxide.
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Subsurface Contamination of Groundwater

For Teachers 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...