In this video, coral reef ecologist Jeremy Jackson discusses the pathetic state of the ocean today, with indicators that things will get much worse. Jackson employs shocking photos and statistics to convince viewers of the gravity of the situation.
Students review the water cycle, investigate how the water supply of a region can become contaminated, and suggest possible ways to improve water quality.
A list of student-submitted discussion questions for Water Pollution.
To stimulate the critical thinking skills required to assess the validity of statements about the key concept using an Agree/Disagree Table.
Connect your daily life experiences with specific points in a reading using a Double Entry Diary.
Students look at our human impact on water contamination through the lens of firework displays and are challenged to research another human activity that could cause water contamination.
Natural gas is a clean source of energy, but fracking comes with many environmental drawbacks.
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.
Lake Michigan is one of the five Great Lakes. Pollution has been a problem for decades, but people are trying harder than ever to clean up the lake and to keep it from becoming further polluted.
Pharmaceuticals leave our bodies through urine and enter the environment where they may have harmful effects on aquatic wildlife.
This study guide summarizes the key points of Water Pollution. You can download and customize it to suit your needs and study habits.
An interactive simulation showcasing various aspects of the watershed and human influences that endanger it.