Explain how human activities (surface mining, deforestation, overpopulation, construction and urban development, farming, dams, landfills, and restoring natural areas) change the surface of the Earth and affect the survival of organisms.
Describe the origins of pollution in the atmosphere, geosphere, and hydrosphere, (car exhaust, industrial emissions, acid rain, and natural sources), and how pollution impacts habitats, climatic change, threatens or endangers species.
Today in Class:
I was absent today… so this is what I planned to take place with my substitute: 🙂
1. The sub should have read some statements and shown you some photos from the book Tracking Trash.
2. Next you read these articles online…
Read these articles with a partner: Complete the worksheet for the “ducks” article.
Use a reading strategy, like “I Read, I Understand” – (hotdog folded paper with 5 facts for the 2nd article)
1. Ducks Overboard
Great Pacific Garbage Patch MNN