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Water Pollution

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Water Pollution


Content Source:

Edible Schoolyard NYC
Type: Audio/Video


How does water pollution happen? Water pollution happens when trash, chemicals, or other substances enter a body of water, like a lake or ocean. It makes the water unsafe for plants and animals that need the water.

This resource includes talking points and three videos about the implications of water pollution.

Content Standard(s):
Health Education
HE (2019)
Grade: 7
7.2.2) Explain how communities can affect personal health practices and behaviors.

Examples: public policies regarding water pollution, air quality, tobacco use

Health Education
HE (2019)
Grade: 8
8.1.2) Analyze how the environment, family history, personal behaviors, and health care can affect individual healthful living.

a. Describe ways to reduce or prevent injuries and illness in adolescents as it pertains to family history, personal behaviors, and health care.

Tags: environment, pollution, water pollution
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Partnered Event: ALEX Resource Development Summit
AccessibilityVideo resources: includes closed captioning or subtitles
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Author: Ginger Aaron-Brush
The event this resource created for:ALEX Resource Development Summit