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The Science of Pollution [electronic resource]

Video Education Australasia
Format
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Summary
A great many materials can impact the environment in a negative way-and while the by-products of manufacturing are a significant factor, pollution can also consist of discarded and post-consumer items. This program explores how pollution can affect the air, water, and land in the form of gases, liquids, and solids. Viewers learn about substances that constitute pollution, such as petroleum products, greenhouse gases, blue-green algae, plastic, street litter, pet waste, and fertilizer, to name a few. The film also explores how a sustainable future depends upon the willingness of individuals to make informed and responsible decisions when purchasing, using, and disposing of goods.
Release Date
2010
Run Time
33 min.
Language
Closed-captioned
Rating
11 & up
Notes
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on Aug. 03, 2010.
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Contents
  • What Is Pollution? (8:28)
  • Causes of Pollution (8:57)
  • Where Is Pollution Found? (7:53)
  • Pollution: The Big Clean-Up (7:07)
Published
New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2010], c2009.
Publisher no.
41107 Films Media Group
Access Restriction
Access requires authentication through Films on Demand.
Description
1 streaming video file (33 min.) : sd., col., digital file.
Mode of access: Internet.
System requirements: FOD playback platform.
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