Pollution

   
 

 

 
 
 

 

 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 Pollution Sites

 Air Pollution Topics http://www.ns.ec.gc.ca/pollution/air.html Facts about air quality, greenhouse gases and the ozone layer.

Marine Pollution Facts http://www.amcs.org.au/issues/facts/htm/fcmpolln.htm Sources and types of pollution in marine environments.

Lessons

In an Environmental Ecosystem Who Has Priority? http://www.discover.tased.edu.au/english/ecosystem.htm Unit of work which aims to help students make informed decisions regarding the use of the environment and suggest alternatives to avoid environmental conflicts.

Spaceship Earth http://www.sciencenetlinks.com/lessons.cfm?DocID=295 Students develop an understanding of our planet as a system by designing a space mission in which the life-support system is patterned after that of earth.

Coral Bleaching http://www.nationalgeographic.com/xpeditions/lessons/04/g68/bowercoral.html Coral reefs such as the Great Barrier Reef are some of the most productive and important ecosystems on earth, and they are vanishing at an alarming rate.

Talking Trash About the Oceans http://www.nytimes.com/learning/teachers/lessons/20000718tuesday.html Students create a community service advertising campaign that raises awareness about the importance of keeping trash out of the marine ecosystem.

Pollution Survey http://environment.prsc.qld.gov.au/PRCA/wwproject05.htm Students conduct a survey to determine the types of rubbish and sources of rubbish found in their local waterways and suggest actions to decrease amounts of pollution.

Story of a River http://www.streamwatch.org.au/main.jsp?qref=95.4 Teacher reads story while students simulate each polluting action in a container of water of clean water.

Solutions to Pollution http://www.epa.nsw.gov.au/stormwater/hsieteachguide/stg2activity71.htm In this activity students are asked to plan an hypothetical innovative method to prevent stormwater pollution in their local waterway.

Reference

Watercare SA http://www.watercare.net/ Information and activities for schools.

Environmental Protection Authority Victoria http://www.epa.vic.gov.au/

Environmental Protection Authority NSW http://www.epa.nsw.gov.au/index.htm

Streamwatch http://www.streamwatch.org.au/main.jsp Streamwatch is a dynamic environmental action network educating and empowering communities to work together for healthy catchments.

Noise Pollution Clearinghouse http://www.nonoise.org/resource/related/related.htm List of links to groups and companies around the world who focus on noise pollution in some way.

The Clean Water Project http://www.clearwaterproject.com/ Working to solve humanities greatest problem.

Pollution Weblinks http://members.ozemail.com.au/~slacey/pollution.htm Extensive list of links to air, water and noise pollution resources.

 


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Wayne
Updated Nov. - Dec. 2004
Feb.  - May  2005