Natural Resources & Conservation
All materials available on Google Classroom.
Intro to Water & The Water Cycle 1/6/20-1/13/20
Student Learning Objectives:
- Describe & evaluate the function of wetlands.
- Differentiate between groundwater & surface water.
- Describe water pollution, its effect on the environment, and measures that can be taken to protect water sources.
Day 1 Wetlands
Videos: Types of Wetlands; Flooding Farmlands
EPA Wetland Text Use G-W pp. 948-961 to complete Types of Wetlands Wkst
Day 2 Water Quality
Videos: What is Sediment, The Scoop on Stormwater (EPA)
How do I Move Stormwater? Complete G-W Chapter 15.4 Wrkst
Read & highlight EUnit- Water Quality & complete STest
Day 3 Water Pollution Quiz on wetland and water quality terms!
Videos: Measuring Water Quality; Water Pollution
Read & highlight EUnit: Water Pollution and complete STest
Day 4 Groundwater Contamination
Video: What is Groundwater? Read EUnit Groundwater Contamination & complete STest
Day 5 Hudson River PCB's
Read text:The Hudson River & PCB’s , define the vocabulary words. Complete the questions.
Day 6 Video: The Hudson River PCB Story- a Toxic Heritage. (30 min)
Finish the worksheet/ questions.
Day 7 Video: Cleaning up the Toxic Mess from the Hudson (10 min)
Complete the Visual Model/ Timeline for PCB’s in the EnvironmentDay 8 Tuesday 1/21 Test- Wetlands, Water Quality and Water PollutionNext Week- Midterm Review MidTerm Friday 1/24