Global Change

 

Water Quality

Water
Quality

Habitat

Chesapeake
Bay

Wetlands

It's
Elementary

Water Pollution

Animal Tracks®,a classroom education program of the National Wildlife Federation, provides ready-to-download classroom activities focused on air, habitat, wildlife and endangered species, people and the environment, and water.
http://www.nwf.org/nwf/atracks/activity.html

Away with Waste! (Gr.K-5)
Listen to a rhyming story to find out about sources of water pollution.
http://www.nwf.org/nwf/atracks/water/wate0008.html

Guilty or Innocent? (Gr.4-8)
Use clues to figure out whether five people in a town are guilty of polluting water.
http://www.nwf.org/nwf/atracks/water/wate0010.html

Plastic in the Sea (Gr.4-8)
Discuss plastic pollution and interpret data about plastic dumping in the ocean.
http://www.nwf.org/nwf/atracks/water/wate0011.html

Go with the Flow (Gr.6-8)
Study a watershed, and then map your local watershed.
http://www.nwf.org/nwf/atracks/water/wate0009.html

Teacher Background Information
http://www.nwf.org/nwf/atracks/water/

 

Cornell Waste Management Institute Solid Waste Classroom Activities (K-6)
Trash Goes to School
provides you with solid waste background information, activities for K-12 to present a well balanced picture, and ideas on how to use solid waste issues.
gopher://eelink.umich.edu:777/11/activities/cornell

Celery Stalkers (Gr. K-3)
To see how plants take up water and any dissolved pollutants.
gopher://nceet.snre.umich.edu:70/00/.a-c/cel.clres

What Is Oil Really Like? (Gr. 4-6)
To discover the properties in motor oil and see how it reacts when it is put in contact with other natural resources such as water, soil, and plants.
gopher://nceet.snre.umich.edu:70/00/.m-o/oil.clres

Glossary Of Terms For Grades K-6 is provided by Cornell Waste Management Institute.
gopher://nceet.snre.umich.edu:70/00/.g-i/glossK6.clres

Teacher Background Information On Solid Waste Management
gopher://nceet.snre.umich.edu:70/00/.a-c/back.clres

Water
Quality

Habitat

Chesapeake
Bay

Wetlands

It's
Elementary