Lesson 12: Water quality

Posted Thursday April 16, 2020 by Reef Relief

Water Quality

Key Points:

Point source pollution

Non point source pollution

What is plastic?

Plastic history

Threats from plastic

Great pacific garbage patch

Microplastics

Other water pollutants

Stormwater

Sewage

Dead zones

Worksheets:

*Also will need a pen and paper for our first lesson activity*

Worksheet 1: Point source vs Non point source pollution

Point source vs non point source pollution

Point source vs non point source pollution- ANSWERS

Worksheet 2: Plastic Pollution

How Long Does Plastic Take to Decompose?

How Long Does Plastic Take to Decompose? – ANSWERS

Videos:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_6xlNyWPpB8

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vrPBYS5zzF8

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YFZS3Vh4lfI

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HQTUWK7CM-Y&t=3s

Resources:

https://lnt.org/research-resources/?rr-audiences=educators&rr-themes=other&rr-category=activities-games

http://www.stormwater.ucf.edu/toolkit/vol3/Contents/pdfs/Student%20Activities/student_activities.pdf

https://www.generationgenius.com/standards/

https://www.nationalgeographic.org/encyclopedia/dead-zone/

https://www.nationalgeographic.org/encyclopedia/great-pacific-garbage-patch/

https://theoceancleanup.com/great-pacific-garbage-patch/

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