Clean Water Act: Better at 40

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Link to Resource: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZEQcUngxbLI&noredirect=1
Resource Type:Teaching Media; Videos or Animations
Grade Level:
K 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Language:English
Organization:Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA)
Publication Date:2012
Summary:The Clean Water Act turns 40 in October 2012. The Landmark Legislation was a fundamental turning point in the protection of all fresh water in the United States. The laws' stated goal was to make all water fishable and swimmable. The law is the source of all modern day water protection and led to the widespread growth of sewage treatment.
Earth Science Big Ideas:Big Idea 5; Big Idea 9
NGSS Discplinary Core Ideas:ESS3.C
NGSS Performance Expectations:5-ESS3-1; HS-ESS3-3; HS-ESS3-4; K-ESS3-3; MS-ESS3-3; MS-ESS3-4
NGSS Science and Engineering Practices:Constructing explanations (for science) and designing solutions (for engineering); Engaging in argument from evidence; Obtaining, evaluating, and communicating information; Using mathematics and computational thinking
NGSS Crosscutting Concepts:Cause and effect: Mechanism and explanation; Stability and change; Systems and system models
Subjects: 6-8; 9-12; elementary school; high school; k-12; k-3; k-4; k-5; k-5 geosource; k-6; k-8; k-9; middle school; pollution; water; water availability
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