Lesson 5: Pros and Cons to Technology and Innovation


The pros and cons of needing to deal with human health and safety versus consequences to the environment. 

Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y_dKOTgdS4c

Fact sheet: http://aep.alberta.ca/fish-wildlife/wild-species/birds/falcons-woodland-hawks/peregrine-falcon.aspx

Bioaccumulation Activity

Watch : http://www.ab-conservation.com/wildlife-cameras/peregrine/ (only live in the spring when eggs are laid and hatching)


Class Activities:

Groundwater activity

Watershed discussion

Connecting industry to the matter cycles

Field Study introduction

Exploration of industries with unplanned environmental consequences


Wrap Up:

What is potable water? Who has a right to potable water? What happens if you run out of water during an outdoor trip (hunting, fishing, hiking, etc.)?


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