Who polluted the river?

The histories of local rivers provide insight into the effect of population growth on a natural resource and the cumulative impact of individual actions. Students will be able to:

  • List the principal pollutants in our nation's rivers.
  • Draw connections between individual actions and results at the community level. 
  • Develop strategies for minimizing and counteracting environmental problems.
Author
Kimberly Schneider
Organization Affiliation
St. Andrews Middle School, Columbia SC
Time
1 50- minute period
Grade Level