Water Pollution Lesson Outline:

Water Pollution Lesson Outline:
Water covers over ___________ of the Earth's surface and is a very important resource for people and
the environment. Water pollution affects ________________, ____________, _____________ and
_____________ all over the world. This consequently harms human health and the natural environment.
Single source (oil spill) = ___________________________
Many sources = ____________________________
Hundreds of miles away from the source (nuclear waste) = _____________________________
Causes: (write down details for every point)
Sewage & wastewater =
Marine dumping =
Atmospheric deposition =
Radioactive waste =
Underground storage leaks =
Global warming =
Eutrophication =
Industrial waste =
Oil pollution =
Great Garbage Patch:
What did you think about the video clip? ___________________________________________________
Virtually all types of water pollution are harmful to the health of humans and animals.
Water pollution may not damage our health immediately but can be harmful after long term exposure.
Preventing: (write down details for every point)
Conserve water =
Be careful about what you throw down your sink or toilet =
Use environmentally household products =
Don’t overuse pesticides and fertilizers =
Plants in your garden =
Don't throw litter into rivers, lakes or oceans =
Treating: (write down details for every point)
Industrial =
Septic Tanks =
Dentrification =
Ozone Wastewater =
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