Objective: To interpret data on hydrocarbons in NWT water
Introduction: Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAHs) are released into the environment by any number of processes including incomplete combustion, waste disposal and petroleum products. These compounds have implications for human and ecological health and therefore, should be monitored. This lesson plan helps students to learn about PAHs and monitoring of water in the NWT for them.
Curriculum Connections: Unit C – 1.1k, 1.3k, 1.3s, 2.3k