Unit 8 - Aquatic & Terrestrial Pollution

TEST DATE:
03.26.20

Topics in this unit include, but are not limited to: sources of pollution, human impacts on ecosystems, endocrine disruptors, human impacts on wetlands and mangroves, eutrophication, thermal pollution, persistent organic pollutants (POPs), bioaccumulation and biomagnification, solid waste disposal, waste reduction methods, sewage treatment, lethal dose 50% (LD50), dose response curve, pollution and human health, and pathogens and infectious diseases.

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Although information students are responsible for may go beyond what's included in the textbook, information from the following textbook pages correspond to this unit: 381-401, 437-457, 463-479. Be sure to use the syllabus to focus your study.

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Landfill Construction Model
HANDOUTS
ACTIVITIES
POWERPOINTS
GARBAGE DISPOSAL & LANDFILLS
HOW a LANDFILL WORKS
WHAT HAPPENS to ELECTRONIC WASTE?
TOUR of SUNNYSIDE WASTEWATER PLANT (Lake Stevens, WA)