Environment 70: A Sewer Runs Through It

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This is a documentary about sewers and rivers and all things related to water in St. Louis, Missouri.  Accompanying curriculum materials target learning in the areas of science and social studies.  Activities in the materials focus on non-point pollution, river health, geography, and mapping skills.

Student Tools

Student Tool 66: Video Reflection Worksheet

Students can use this activity on their own to share their learning and insights about any video they watch independently, and this Student Tool can also be used in conjunction with Teacher Tool 318: Sharing Your Insights Through A Reflection Worksheet as part of a classroom or homeschool activity. This tool can be used with any video on the Educate.Today website.

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Teacher Tools

Teacher Tool 22: STEM Activity--Classroom Non-Point Source Pollution

Download this teacher tool for a STEM activity providing students the opportunity to observe and respond to non-point source pollution occurring in an environment they created. This activity can be used with any combination of the following Educate.Today videos: Environment-54, Environment-55, Environment-56, Environment-57, Environment-61, Environment-62, Environment-70, Infrastructure-3.

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Teacher Tool 23: STEM Activity--Macroinvertebrates and Stream Health

Download this teacher tool for a STEM activity providing students the opportunity to assess the health of a river or stream by collecting and analyzing macroinvertebrates. This activity can be used with any combination of the following Educate.Today videos: Environment-4, Environment-5, Environment-70.

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Teacher Tool 24: STEM Activity--School Surfaces Runoff

Download this teacher tool for a STEM activity providing students the opportunity to observe and respond to calculate the amount of runoff caused by impervious surfaces. This activity can be used with any combination of the following Educate.Today videos: Environment-54, Environment-55, Environment-56, Environment-57, Environment-61, Environment-62, Environment-70, Infrastructure-3.

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Teacher Tool 25: STEM Activity--Storm Water Runoff Investigation

Download this teacher tool for a STEM activity providing students the opportunity to combine mapping skills, observation, data recording, and mathematics as they investigate the impact of storm water runoff on their school grounds. This activity can be used with any combination of the following Educate.Today videos: Environment-54, Environment-55, Environment-56, Environment-57, Environment-61, Environment-62, Environment-70, Infrastructure-3.

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Teacher Tool 318: Cross Curricular Activity--Video Reflection

This teacher tool, accompanying the video above, provides an Interdisciplinary activity that invites students to complete a reflection worksheet to share learning and insights they gained by watching the video. This tool can be used with any video on the Educate.Today website.

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Teacher Tool 590: Activity Ideas and Lesson Plans for "A Sewer Runs Through It"

Download this document to find background information, activity ideas, and lesson plans related to the curriculum focus of the HEC documentary, "Environment- 70: A Sewer Runs Through It." Accompanying curriculum materials target learning in the areas of science and social studies. Activities in the materials focus on non-point pollution, river health, geography, and mapping skills.

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