Lesson 4: Human Impacts-The Good, Bad and Innovative


Follow this link, watch the video and share your thoughts:


Class activities:

Technology discussion

Activity: What can actually be recycled in your community?

Video: ​http://thewaterbrothers.ca/plastic-ocean/

Consumerism and items that “bug” you example videos: 






Activity: What is industry doing to improve water recovery?


Wrap up:

Wabamun Lake is a provincial park, and adjacent to the lake is the Sundance Power Station that operates the Highvale Coal Mine and Power Plant. This is Western Canada’s largest coal-fired electrical generating station.  Warm water is deposited into the lake after it has been cleaned, but does the temperature of the water have any long term effects?



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