Monday, September 8, 2014

Educational Resource: Michigan Environmental Education

This is the Michigan Environmental Education Curriculum Web Module Index from Michigan Department of Environmental Quality. Compiled by Ms. Joan Chadde, the Series Editor.

This resource includes information on water quality, ecosystems and biodiversity, energy resources, and sustainability.

Water Quality

The Watershed Concept
Water Quality – Pollutant Sources and Impacts
Drinking Water Treatment
Wastewater Treatment
Groundwater Contamination
Stream Monitoring
Groundwater Supply

Ecosystems and Biodiversity

Aquatic Ecosystems – Rivers and Streams
Aquatic Ecosystems – The Great Lakes
Aquatic Ecosystems – Wetlands
Terrestrial Ecosystems – Schoolyard and Urban
Terrestrial Ecosystems – Forests
Terrestrial Ecosystems – Coastal Dunes

Energy Resources

Home Energy Use Life Cycle Analysis of Paper and Plastic Bags
Where Does Our Garbage Go?
Oil, Gas and Coal In Our Lifetime
My Decisions Impact Michigan, the U.S. and the World


To access all of the above information click here.

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