Lesson Plan

Water Quality in Jamaica Bay

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Grade Level:
Sixth Grade-Twelfth Grade
Group Size:
Up to 36
Setting:
in the park

Overview

This extensive lesson develops the student’s awareness of the environment and pollution in the water, air and soil. The student’s research and field trip emphasizes that cumulative ecological effects depends on the conservation and protection of Earth’s resources. The flow of a watershed depicts the trail of pollution.

Background

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- PEC Outline

- PowerPoint Presentation

- Teachers Guide



Vocabulary

Conservation
Estuary
Pollutants
Stewardship
Topographic Map
Urbanization
Watershed