Students are assigned to small groups; each group is assigned one of the four campus watersheds. Referring to the Watershed Management Plan, the PowerPoint, background readings, and the video, groups will assess their watershed regarding pollution, and answer the following questions:
Rubric: For question 1 look for answers that include sediment, toxic chemicals such as pesticides and heavy metals, nutrients such as fertilizers, stormwater runoff, fecal coliform from leaking sewer pipes or animal waste and evidence such as results of water quality monitoring and visual assessments. For question 2 look for answers such as leaking sewer lines, pet waste, car oil tanks, construction runoff, etc.
Intermediate Activity Applying Application
This is a "Key Objectives" of the Human Impacts to Rivers and Streams ModuleIntermediate Applying Integration
This is a "Key Objective" of the Human Impacts to Rivers and Streams ModuleIntermediate Understanding Integration