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Title: NewsHour Extra Lesson Plan: Hazardous Chemicals in your Neighborhood PDF
Url: http://www.pbs.org/newshour/extra/teachers/lessonplans/science/pollut...
Publisher: Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
Description: As a result of this lesson, students will be able to understand hazardous chemicals and their effects; the importance of cleaning up these materials; identify hazardous waste sites in their own neighborhoods; and recognize the agencies responsible for environmental hazards. First, they will examine online materials and answer some questions, then split into groups and engage in a role-playing activity in which they play the parts of residents of Love Canal, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) officials, and owners of a chemical plant which has been leaking chemicals into the ground. There are also online extension activities in which students do a web search to investigate the environmental quality of their own neighborhoods and examine case studies of highly polluted sites.
LC Classification: Geography. Anthropology. Recreation -- Environmental sciences -- Environmental education. Study and teaching. Research
Law -- United States -- United States (General) -- Public safety -- Hazardous articles and processes. Product safety
Medicine -- Public aspects of medicine -- Public health. Hygiene. Preventive medicine -- Environmental health
Technology -- Environmental technology. Sanitary engineering -- Environmental technology. Sanitary engineering -- Environmental pollution -- Study and teaching
Technology -- Environmental technology. Sanitary engineering -- Environmental technology. Sanitary engineering -- Hazardous substances and their disposal
GEM Subject: Science
Science -- Chemistry
Health
Science -- Biological and life sciences
Science -- Earth science
Science -- Instructional issues
Science -- Physical sciences
Health -- Instructional issues
Health -- Environmental health
Health -- Consumer health
Date Issued: 2006-03-19
Resource Type: Instructional Materials
Lesson Plans
Science Materials
Format: pdf
Audience: College/University Instructors
Secondary Education
Teachers
Technical School First Cycle
Technical School Second Cycle
Vocational Training
Language: English
Rights: MacNeil-Lehrer Productions
Access Rights: Free access
Subject: Environmental science
Date Of Record Release: 2008-11-19 03:00:01 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2010-01-12 12:54:31 (W3C-DTF)
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