Items Tagged as "pollution"

FLASH ANIMATIONS

Subjects: Chemistry
Language: English
Grade Level: Gr. 5 | Age 11
Posted: Jun. 24, 2014   Posted by: beggs
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Virtual Lava Tube

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This interactive activity, offers a visual tour of lava tubes and their many features.

Coal Tramway

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In this Building Block video, coal carts move along an elevated tramway as smokestacks spew smoke in the background.

Chemical Plants with Smokestacks

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In this Building Block video, the camera pans across smokestacks spewing smoke from oil refineries and chemical plants along River Road in Convent, Louisiana.

Peregrine Falcon

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In this video from Outdoor Nevada, Brian Wignall speaks with an ornithologist about the peregrine falcon, a majestic and endangered species that is one of the fastest animals in the world.

Controlling Water Run-off

Subjects: Ecology, Earth Sciences, Science
Language: English
Grade Level: Gr. 6 | Age 12, Gr. 7 | Age 13, Gr. 8 | Age 14, Gr. 9 | Age 15, Gr. 10 | Age 16, Gr. 11 | Age 17, Gr. 12 | Age 18
Posted: Jun. 27, 2011   Posted by: Teachers Domain
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This video shows how the environmentally friendly design of the Visitor Center at Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest near Louisville, Kentucky helps to control non-point-source water pollution, conserve water, and prevent erosion by slowing down and collecting water run-off.

Reusing Wastewater

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This video demonstrates how peat filtration beds at Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest near Louisville, Kentucky purify and conserve wastewater and eliminate one cause of non-point-source water pollution.

Results of Mine Drainage Remediation

Subjects: Ecology, Earth Sciences, Science
Language: English
Grade Level: Gr. 6 | Age 12, Gr. 7 | Age 13, Gr. 8 | Age 14, Gr. 9 | Age 15, Gr. 10 | Age 16, Gr. 11 | Age 17, Gr. 12 | Age 18
Posted: Jun. 27, 2011   Posted by: Teachers Domain
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In this video, a biologist visits Lower Rock Creek in Pulaski County, Kentucky to show how acid mine drainage remediation has increased the stream’s pH from acidic levels almost to 7, which is neutral. Many fish species such as minnows, trout, and bass have returned to Rock Creek.

Restoring Lower Rock Creek

Subjects: Ecology, Earth Sciences, Science
Language: English
Grade Level: Gr. 6 | Age 12, Gr. 7 | Age 13, Gr. 8 | Age 14, Gr. 9 | Age 15, Gr. 10 | Age 16, Gr. 11 | Age 17, Gr. 12 | Age 18
Posted: Jun. 27, 2011   Posted by: Teachers Domain
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This brief video describes how Lower Rock Creek’s location between two National Wild and Scenic Rivers caused Kentucky environmentalists to choose the creek as a target for acid mine drainage remediation.

Environmental Impact of Acid Mine Drainage

Subjects: Ecology, Earth Sciences, Science
Language: English
Grade Level: Gr. 6 | Age 12, Gr. 7 | Age 13, Gr. 8 | Age 14, Gr. 9 | Age 15, Gr. 10 | Age 16, Gr. 11 | Age 17, Gr. 12 | Age 18
Posted: Jun. 27, 2011   Posted by: Teachers Domain
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This video shows how acid mine drainage from an abandoned coal mine has affected Wildcat Branch in Kentucky's Daniel Boone National Forest. Macroinvertebrates and the larger animals that feed on them are almost entirely absent, and reproductive cycles have been completely disrupted.


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