Bioremediation: Nature's Way to a Cleaner Environment

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Resource ID#: 167247 Primary Type: Text Resource

General Information

Subject(s): Science, English Language Arts, English Language Arts (B.E.S.T. - Effective starting 2021-2022)
Grade Level(s): 11, 12
Intended Audience: Educators educators
Resource supports reading in content area:Yes
Keywords: bioremediation, attenuation, toxic chemical spills, environmental cleanup, microorganisms, contamination, soil contamination, informational text, text complexity
Instructional Component Type(s): Text Resource
Resource Collection: STEM Reading Resources

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1 Lesson Plan

Bioremediation: Nature's Way to a Cleaner Environment

In this lesson, students will analyze an informational text intended to support reading in the content area. This article explains how bioremediation takes place via microorganism digestion of toxic waste generated by human activity. Students will learn how this process occurs naturally and how this natural process has been researched and is now utililized to clean up spills of certain hazardous substances. This lesson includes a vocabulary guide, a Cornell Notes note-taking guide, text dependent questions, and a writing prompt, along with answer keys and a writing rubric.

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Lesson Plan

Bioremediation: Nature's Way to a Cleaner Environment:

In this lesson, students will analyze an informational text intended to support reading in the content area. This article explains how bioremediation takes place via microorganism digestion of toxic waste generated by human activity. Students will learn how this process occurs naturally and how this natural process has been researched and is now utililized to clean up spills of certain hazardous substances. This lesson includes a vocabulary guide, a Cornell Notes note-taking guide, text dependent questions, and a writing prompt, along with answer keys and a writing rubric.

Type: Lesson Plan