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Moving without Wheels

Students observe a simple water cycle model to better understand its role in pollutant transport. This activity shows one way in which pollution is affected by the water cycle; it simulates a point source of pollution in a lake and the resulting environmental consequences. Students discover that once a pollutant is introduced into the environment, it is possible, but generally very difficult, to clean up.

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Resource Details

4th - 6th
Earth Science
2 more...
Resource Type
Lesson Plans
45 mins
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
Included Materials
  • Worksheet