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Washington State Coordinating Council for Occupational Education, Olympia. – 1972
This manual for sewage treatment plant operators was prepared by a committee of operators, educators, and engineers for use as a reference text and handbook and to serve as a training manual for short course and certification programs. Sewage treatment plant operators have a responsibility in water quality control; they are the principal actors in…
Descriptors: Biochemistry, Disease Control, Ecological Factors, Environmental Technicians
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Smith, Robert A.; Pontiggia, Laura; Waterman, Carrie; Lichtenwalner, Meghan – Journal of Biological Education, 2010
This paper is based upon experiments developed as part of a Directed Research course designed to provide undergraduate biology students experience in the principles and processes of the scientific method used in biological research. The project involved the evaluation of herbal remedies used in many parts of the world in the treatment of diseases…
Descriptors: Research Design, Research Projects, Scientific Methodology, Testing
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Kubekova, Sholpan N.; Kapralova, Viktoria I.; Telkov, Shamil A. – International Journal of Environmental and Science Education, 2016
The problem of ore-processing plants' waste and man-made mineral formations (MMF) disposal is very important for the Republic of Kazakhstan. The research of various ore types (gold, polymetallic, iron-bearing) MMF from a number of Kazakhstan's deposits using a complex physical and chemical methods showed, that the waste's main components are…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Wastes, Metallurgy, Natural Resources
Davanzo, A. C.; Thompson, William B. – Water and Wastes Engineering, 1978
Describes is an improvement program for the operation and maintenance of municipal wastewater treatment plants in Detroit, Michigan. Improvements included expansion and upgrading of the existing city plant and a training program for plant personnel. (MA)
Descriptors: Educational Programs, Environment, Natural Resources, Program Descriptions
California State Univ., Sacramento. Dept. of Civil Engineering. – 1980
This manual was prepared by experienced wastewater collection system workers to provide a home study course to develop new qualified workers and expand the abilities of existing workers. This volume emphasizes material needed by intermediate-level operators and stresses the operation and maintenance of conventional treatment plants. This volume…
Descriptors: Administration, Environmental Technicians, Equipment Maintenance, Home Study
American Water Works Association, Denver, CO. – 1979
This study guide contains typical questions and answers that all levels of water treatment plant operators might expect to find on a certification examination. The manual covers the basic sciences, treatment techniques, testing procedures, and federal legislation. (Author/SB)
Descriptors: Bacteriology, Certification, Chemistry, Federal Regulation
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Gettys, Nancy, Comp. – Nature Study, 1994
Describes the four-week summer program of the Native Americans in Biological Sciences Program that engages Native American eighth- and ninth-grade students in studying the problems related to the waste water treatment plant in Cushing, Oklahoma. (MDH)
Descriptors: American Indians, Biological Sciences, Enrichment Activities, Environmental Education
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Wilkes, James W. – Science Teacher, 1980
Described is an advanced biology class project involving study of the effects of organic pollution on an aquatic ecosystem from an sewage treatment plant overflow to evaluate the chemical quality and biological activity of the river water. (DS)
Descriptors: Biological Sciences, Biology, Ecological Factors, Field Studies
Gustafson, George D. – Water and Wastes Engineering, 1979
The small coastal city of Rockland, Maine solved its pollution problems by building a treatment plant to handle the combined domestic and industrial wastewaters that were being discharged into Rockland Harbor. (BB)
Descriptors: Environment, Industry, Pollution, Science Education
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Watters, Gregor – Environmentalist, 1981
General methods for determining skilled labor needs for water supply and wastewater treatment plant operation as applied in Turkey are outlined along with a model program for training personnel to meet these needs. (DC)
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Environmental Education, Foreign Countries, Job Skills
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Sacks, Richard; Brown, Elgar – American Water Works Association Journal, 1978
Outlined are the training and certification programs for individuals who operate treatment plants and distribution systems. The commitment to a comprehensive yet flexible program to respond to operator needs is stressed. (CS)
Descriptors: Certification, Environmental Technicians, Instruction, Job Skills
Thompson, William B. – Water and Sewage Works, 1978
This article presents a six-week basic training course implemented in Detroit for operation and maintenance of a newly upgraded wastewater treatment plant. Each phase of the program, including manual preparation and use, is outlined and discussed. (CS)
Descriptors: Environmental Technicians, Instruction, Job Skills, Labor Force Development
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Sherman, Alan; Smith, Robert – Journal of College Science Teaching, 1975
Describes an environmental health science technology curriculum designed to provide technicians in the areas of air, water and wastewater analyses, treatment plant operators, public health enforcement officers, and pollution inspectors. (GS)
Descriptors: College Science, Curriculum Development, Environmental Education, Environmental Technicians
New York State Dept. of Environmental Conservation, Albany. – 1975
This workbook serves as a self-learning guide to basic mathematics and treatment plant calculations and also as a reference and source book for the mathematics of sewage treatment and processing. In addition to basic mathematics, the workbook discusses processing and process control, laboratory calculations and efficiency calculations necessary in…
Descriptors: Environment, Environmental Technicians, Individualized Instruction, Job Skills
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Basey, John M.; Maines, Anastasia P.; Francis, Clinton D.; Melbourne, Brett – CBE - Life Sciences Education, 2014
We compared learning cycle and expository formats for teaching about plant biodiversity in an inquiry-oriented university biology lab class (n = 465). Both formats had preparatory lab activities, a hands-on lab, and a postlab with reflection and argumentation. Learning was assessed with a lab report, a practical quiz in lab, and a multiple-choice…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Hands on Science, Biology, Science Instruction
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