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Everglades / Sewers

Price: $29.95
Order Number: 711.0012
Format : DVD

This product includes a DVD, CD-ROM (contains additional student activities) and online access to a Teacher’s Guide. The CD-ROM includes a Spanish language soundtrack

Everglades- What's happening to the Florida Everglades? Host Peggy Knapp explores the Everglades and learns about its plant and animal life. She discovers the effects that man is having on the Everglades and wetlands in general. Your students learn about the biodiversity found in the Everglades, how human development has nearly destroyed it, and the steps scientists are taking to try to restore the ecosystem in a way that blends modern society with an ancient swamp.

Concepts: Wetlands, constancy and change, ecology and environmental science.

Sewers- What happens to all that stuff that goes down the drain? Host Peggy Knapp tours a wastewater treatment plant. She discovers the importance of each stage wastewater goes through before it is released into the environment. Your students learn how humans are putting ever-increasing demands on Earth's water supply and the methods that treatment plants use to meet those demands.

Concepts: Constancy and change, earth science, ecology and environment.

Rights granted with the purchase of DVD include: a) life of media audiovisual use, b) public performance, c) campus or building closed circuit and digital/video-on-demand transmission.

Click here for Teacher’s Guide

Ideal for Grades: 6 - 9
Duration: 30 minutes
Producer: Twin Cities Public Television
Series Order #711

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