Superfunds are discussed in depth as well as the harmful effects of hazardous waste to both people and the environment.
In this lesson, students will survey their homes for hazardous materials and tally the results as a class, research proper waste disposal methods and learn about the potential consequences of improper disposal.
A list of student-submitted discussion questions for Preventing Hazardous Waste Problems.
To increase reading comprehension, activate prior knowledge, develop collaboration and communication with peers, and determine how key vocabulary words relate to one another using Text Scan.
To organize ideas, increase comprehension, synthesize learning, demonstrate understanding of key concepts, and reinforce vocabulary using a Quickwrite.
Connect your daily life experiences with specific points in a reading using a Double Entry Diary.
Students will learn how waste water wells work, explore the potential consequences of waste water wells, and hold a debate.
The Berkeley Pit in Butte, Montana is a remnant open pit mine and toxic waste site. The lake in the pit continues to rise, jeopardizing the aquifer that currently lies above it.
If people suddenly disappeared, very soon the planet would not resemble what it's like now. It also would not resemble what it was like before humans spread widely across the world.
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