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Description

Nutrient pollution is a chronic man-made problem that impacts most aquatic systems here in the United States.

The purpose of this session is to introduce students to the impacts of nutrient pollution on aquatic ecosystems.


Key Questions

What are nutrients?

What activities cause nutrient pollution?

What effects do excess nutrient have on aquatic ecosystems?

What can be done to control nutrient pollution?

Expected Outcomes

That nutrients are essential for the proper functioning of ecosystems.

Nutrient pollution has negative impacts on ecosystems and human health

Nutrient pollution can be prevented.

Documents

Curriculum Alignment

Session Date

 10/17/2017 2:00 PM   Eastern Time

Duration

 00:25

Presenter

Jeffrey Back Baylor University

Presenter

Melissa Mullins

Invitee

Sarah McCulloch SYCAMORE SPRINGS ELEMENTARY

Invitee

Anne Ohri

Invitee

Elizabeth Barajas OCEAN VIEW JUNIOR HIGH

Invitee

Michelle Dobrowolski

Invitee

Cara Benfield AMITY HIGH SCHOOL

Invitee

Shanna Nunez PINEVILLE JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL
Classes
Not Available  
Grades
Grade 9 To 12  
Career Clusters
Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources  
No. of Students
Not Available  
Topic
Baylor Aquatic Sciences Series - Meet Aquatic Scientist Jeff Back
Sub Topic
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Industry
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Skills/Specialties
Biology   ecology