National Wildlife Federation: Danger From Afar - Non-point Source Pollution and the Lake Superior Basin

Students play a game to learn about non-point source pollution in Lake Superior.


Learning Objectives
Students will be able to:
• Explain the meaning of non-point source pollution and a toxic hot spot
• Demonstrate understanding of the relationship between human and wildlife populations and toxic pollution
• Discuss ways in which non-point source pollution may be identified and prevented

Grade Level: 3-8
TIme: 1-3 class periods
Subjects: Physical science (chemistry and physics), math, biology, geography, history, social studies and language arts

Science Topics
Hydrology, Pollution
K-6, Middle School, Educator
3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade
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