Watch Waste Management power point
Watch Love Canal Power point presentation; http://classes.colgate.edu/dkeller/geol101/pp/love/love1.htm
Love Canal Read the following sections of the Report; Chemicals identified and History;.
Write the chemical formulae for each chemical and convert the contamination to grams using scientific notation. Make a list of chemicals, formulae, structures, max. contamination, epa guidelines and health effects.
Read Animal toxicological studies and Epidemiological studies and chronology.
Make a power point to communicate the report.
What is superfund?
Students use arc explorer to construct a map of Tucson which includes superfund sites and underground hazard plumes: Link to “Using Geographical Information systems to investigate chemical waste hazards in Tucson”.
Students use the internet to investigate the superfund sites in Tucson: http://www.azdeq.gov/environ/waste/sps/tucson.html
Students communicate the importance of safe disposal of chemical waste using power point or podcast.
1. Questions throughout the exercise allow for assessment of students’ understanding of nomenclature.
2. The presentations for an assessment of understanding.