Watch the three following short videos about some current issues in environmental health.
Watch: Your recycling is not always being recycled—here’s why (Links to an external site.) https://www.pbs.org/newshour/show/your-recycling-is-not-always-being-recycled-heres-why (Video: 4:53)
Respond (one paragraph): How much of this information about recycling did you already know? What surprised you? What can you do as a consumer? What do you think of the idea of ” extended producer liability” mentioned in the interview?
Watch Science to Protect the Air We Breathe (Links to an external site.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3PO_3exwN-I&t=5s (Video 13:01) and Clean Air, Healthy Life (Links to an external site.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o6uuAd0mCL8&t=1s (3:00)
Respond (one paragraph):: What new information did you learn? What did you find most interesting? What can you do?
Watch: “Mega-drought” takes dramatic toll on Colorado River system that provides water to 40 million people (Links to an external site.) https://www.cbsnews.com/news/mega-drought-colorado-river-system-water-system/ (Video 4:33)
Respond (one paragraph):: How will the federal government declaring a water shortage on the lower Colorado River impact you personally? Our economy? Our health? Can you think of other options to solve this problem?