Western STEM Connection
- Students read the following article from The Conversation focused on Dr. Dianne Orihel’s work on how new technology makes wastewater from the oil sands safer for fish: http://surl.li/gyfhg
- Summary of research found in Technology and Wastewater.pdf.
- To learn more students can also listen to the following Quirks and Quarks interview with Dr. Dianne Orihel focused on this study: http://surl.li/gyfgx
- After reviewing the materials teachers leads a discussion with students focused on how technology is being used to help us adapt to and mitigate the impact of contaminants and other stressors on the environment. Students can share other examples they are aware of and reflect on the Law of Water relates to this topic.
Students research the use of technology to mitigate environmental impacts and report back to the class