People and the Environment DVD

Discovery Education

SKU: DC778605
Format: DVD
Grade Level:
Runtime: 25
Copyright: 2005

Alt Formats:
Teacher's Guide
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Marc Record

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What are the effects of human industry on our planet, and how can we change our ways of life to improve its health? Segments cover the causes and effects of air and water pollution and hazardous waste and the impact of recycling and other conservation efforts.
  • ECOSYSTEMS, POPULATIONS, AND HABITATS: Traverses Australia and the North American prairie to find out how these areas are protected from air and water pollution.
  • NATURAL RESOURCES, POLLUTION, CONSERVATION, AND RECYCLING: Explores innovative techniques for cleaning up the environment.
  • HUMANS AND THE ENVIRONMENT: Portrays ways cities work to find solutions to reduce pollution while facing increasing amounts of waste in landfills.
  • WATER, POLLUTION, AND HAZARDOUS WASTE: Examines the causes of air and water pollution, and discusses how recycling and reusing can preserve resources and reduce the amount of waste generated.