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View Resource Anatomy of an Environmental Disaster: Exploring Pollution Events through Production of a Documentary

The Advanced Technology Environmental and Energy Center (ATEEC) presents this interdisciplinary instructional material on pollution and environmental disasters. In the unit, students examine a pollution event, the history and background that caused the pollution, community regulations and impact, and the science involved. In analyzing all sides of a major pollution event, students will come to...

View Resource A Case Study of an Oil Pipeline Rupture and Microbial Action on the Spill

The Advanced Technology Environmental and Energy Center (ATEEC) presents this instructional module on bioremediation of contaminants in the environment. The example of an oil spill near Bemidji, Minnesota is highlighted: by looking at an example from real life, students can gain a better understanding of the causes of such an accident and environmental considerations. A student WebQuest activity...

View Resource Oil Spill Prevention Response and Cleanup: Google Earth Virtual Field Trip Activity

In this well thought out virtual field trip your students will learn about oil spill prevention response and cleanup methods at various sites in Alaska. It is an excellent activity to teach students about policy and procedures needed to make oil transportation safe. In addition, it is a great science activity to learn about the microbiology methods behind cleaning up oil spills. The 2008 ATEEC...

View Resource Exxon Valdez Oil Spill: Google Earth Virtual Field Trip Activity

The 2008 ATEEC Fellows Institute brought 18 community college and high school instructors from the environmental sciences to Alaska. They created virtual field trips using Google Earth. In this beautifully designed virtual field trip your students will take a trip through the Prince William Sound from the Alyeska Marine Terminal. From there the class will explore the path that the oil took as it...

View Resource Occupational Analysis: Pollution Prevention Specialist

The Advanced Technology Environmental and Energy Center (ATEEC) has provided this document which includes an overview of general required competencies for pollution prevention specialists. General areas of competence such as conducting facility assessments, researching existing and new technologies and coordinating educational activities are included, as well as specific tasks in each category....

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