Students will: -- Understanding the relative scarcity of fresh water and the importance of maintaining a safe water supply
-- Identifying the stages of the water cycle and at which stage humans impact water quality
-- Identifying how pollution spreads in a watershed
-- Gaining a basic understanding of water pollution and water analysis
-- Discussing various water pollution prevention methods
Vocabulary Use the links below to introduce students to vocabulary and concepts discussed on your field trip.
PowerPoint – words/definition Worksheet – crossword
Pre/Post Visit Activities 1) Water Survey - In preparation for their visit to the Roseville Utility Exploration Center, students collect and analyze data on how much water they consume on a daily basis.
2) Water Pollution - Student can create an understanding of what water pollution is and how it occurs.
3) Public Service Announcement - Students produce ad campaigns (posters, school announcement, play, and/or movie) that inform about the effects excess nitrates, phosphates, and/or chlorine have on the local watershed.