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Standards Index: Unit 8: Aquatic & Terrestrial Pollution
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The Birth of the Environmental Movement: DDT and Rachel Carson
Students will learn how the U.S. government came to develop environmental protection policies and what that means today as we struggle to balance the risk between pesticides and disease.
Love Canal and the Environmental Protection Agency
Students will learn how toxic waste dumped under the community of Love Canal led to the creation of the Environmental Protection Agency’s Superfund program.
The Roots of Recycling
Students will learn the story behind the recycling movement, explore different waste management strategies, and examine their own lunchroom garbage.