ERIC Number: ED461558
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: N/A
Watershed Pollution. Teacher's Guide to World Resources. Comprehensive Coursework on the Global Environment.
Snyder, Sarah A.
This teacher's guide presents teaching suggestions and presentation materials on the serious and growing problem of watershed (river basin) pollution, what it is, and what actions citizens can take to reduce it. The lesson is divided into seven parts and may be completed in two or more class periods. Student handouts include: (1) "Watershed Map and Questions"; (2) "Events in the Watershed"; (3) "Facts about Watershed Pollution"; and (4) "Comparing Water Use and Pollution in Industrialized and Developing Countries." Transparency masters are titled: (1) "Major River Basins of the World"; (2) "How Water Becomes Polluted"; and (3) "Watershed of the Chesapeake Bay." (EH)
Descriptors: Conservation (Environment), Developing Nations, Development, Foreign Countries, Futures (of Society), Global Education, Interdisciplinary Approach, Science and Society, Secondary Education, Social Studies, Sustainable Development, Teaching Guides, Water Pollution
World Resources Institute, 1709 New York Avenue, NW, Washington, D.C. 20006. Tel: 202-638-6300.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Sponsor: Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation, Morristown, NJ.; United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France). Environmental Education Section.; National Geographic Society, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: World Resources Inst., Washington, DC.
Identifiers - Location: Africa; Asia; South America