Operation Water Pollution Curriculum Connections

Operation Water Pollution Curriculum Connections

Alberta Grade Five Science Unit E: Wetland Ecosystem 9: Identify human actions that can threaten the abundance or survival of living things in wetland ecosystems (ex: adding pollutants)

Oil Sands Problem-Based Learning Set

Oil Sands Problem-Based Learning Set

As an activist for clean drinking water, it is your mission to make sure that everyone is aware of all of the drinking water problems in Canada. Lately, there have been recent findings with the Alberta Oil Sands developments and contaminated water. A tailings pond for an oil sands development has contaminated the Churchill River and the polluted water is now flowing downstream. 

Clean Up Problem-Based Learning Set

Clean Up Problem-Based Learning Set

You are a researcher for Environment Canada, specifically Canada’s coastlines. Recently, there was an oil tanker spill on the BC coastline. This oil spill has been devastating for the local economy and the ecosystem as a whole. 

Questions for Water Pollution Presentation

Questions for Water Pollution Presentation

Slide 2: What is wrong with the water? Orange, Foam, It is the colour of the rocks and the cement, It comes from somewhere and will flow into a river or another source of water
Slide 3: What do you see that is polluting the water in this picture? Car oil, Gas, Car tires, Garbage, Algae

Lesson 3: Cause and Effect of Water Pollution

Lesson 3: Cause and Effect of Water Pollution

Students will be able to list different sources of water pollution and understand which types of pollutants are produced by these sources. They will also be able to describe the effect of water pollution on aquatic life and humans.

Student Handout About Types of Pollution

Student Handout About Types of Pollution

Even wastewater that has been treated often contains high levels of biological contaminants, phosphates, nitrates and even some medications. Before treated wastewater can be released back into a water source, it has to meet certain guidelines regarding quality and level of contaminants. But accidents can happen and wastewater can be released without being treated at all.

Demonstrating Water Pollution PowerPoint Presentation Without Blanks

Demonstrating Water Pollution PowerPoint Presentation Without Blanks

Types of pollution - what are they? Biodegradable wastes, Nutrients, Thermal, Sediment, Chemical, Radioactive, Medicinal, Microbiological