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SCIENCE 10 - GLENEAGLE LIBRARY

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    SCIENCE 10 - BIOACCUMLATION RESEARCH ASSIGNMENT (CHAP2.2)

OBJECTIVES:

    ; RECOGNIZE THE IMPACT OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, SOCIETY, AND THE

    TECHNOLOGY ON INDIVIDUALS, SOCIETY, AND THE ENVIRONMENT

    ; EVALUATE A SCIENTIFIC CLAIM BASED ON THE SOURCE AND SUPPORTING EVIDENCE

INSTRUCTIONS:

    1. Select one of the following topics and read the article below it and complete the worksheet.

TOPICS:

    1. Why is it dangerous to eat oysters in some months? What is red tide?

    ; RED TIDE FORCES CLAM DIGGERS ONTO DRY LAND

    HTTP://ELIBRARY.BIGCHALK.COM/LIBWEB/CURRICULUMCA/DO/DOCUMENT?SET=SEARCH&GRO

    UPID=1&REQUESTID=LIB_CANADA&RESULTID=1&EDITION=&TS=13E571E91A1C442C581DF896

    95E7FF3C_1238798426763&START=1&URN=URN%3ABIGCHALK%3AUS%3BBCLIB%3BDOCUME

    NT%3B154293336

    2. Through mercury contamination, Inuit Communities are experiencing higher levels of health problems. Why and what have the effects been on the health of the Inuit?

    ; STUDY FINDS MERCURY, PCBS MAY BE AFFECTING INUIT BABIES

    http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=rch&AN=Q4K136558169703&site=src-

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    3. Mercury contamination has not only affected Native populations. Birds and even communities in the United States have been contaminated. What is the message of this article?

    ; KEEPING TABS ON MERCURY

    http://elibrary.bigchalk.com/libweb/curriculumca/do/document?set=search&groupid=1&req

    uestid=lib_canada&resultid=19&edition=&ts=BD7BEFEA631A1EFE4FC207D9CDF37041_123

    9053022353&start=1&urn=urn%3Abigchalk%3AUS%3BBCLib%3Bdocument%3B11487281

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    4. You can eat salmon every day; however, it is recommended that you limit your consumption of tuna. Why and what can happen?

    ; TUNA LOVERS NEED TO KNOW: PACK SOME ADVICE WITH FISH

    HTTP://ELIBRARY.BIGCHALK.COM/LIBWEB/CURRICULUMCA/DO/DOCUMENT?SET=SEARCH&GRO

    UPID=1&REQUESTID=LIB_CANADA&RESULTID=1&EDITION=&TS=37A6A410022C9E4AAE96F22

    76FC0E817_1238795858386&START=1&URN=URN%3ABIGCHALK%3AUS%3BBCLIB%3BDOCUM

    ENT%3B160417186

    5. Small amounts of PCB’s are found in salmon. This does not pose a problem for humans; however, it does pose a problem for killer whales off the West Coast of North America. Why?

    ; KILLER WHALES OFF WEST COAST EATING PCB-CONTAMINATED SALMON

    http://elibrary.bigchalk.com/libweb/curriculumca/do/document?set=search&groupid=1&requestid

    =lib_canada&resultid=5&edition=&ts=BD7BEFEA631A1EFE4FC207D9CDF37041_1239052137485

    &start=1&urn=urn%3Abigchalk%3AUS%3BBCLib%3Bdocument%3B160370093

    6. Due to the accumulation of PCB’s in their living environment, the citizens of Sydney, Nova Scotia are experiencing higher levels of health problems compared to other neighbourhoods in Canada. Why and what health problems have they experienced in Sydney?

    ; THE TROUBLE WITH TAR PONDS

    http://elibrary.bigchalk.com/libweb/curriculumca/do/document?set=search&groupid=1&requestid

    =lib_canada&resultid=48&edition=&ts=BD7BEFEA631A1EFE4FC207D9CDF37041_123905146108

    5&start=26&urn=urn%3Abigchalk%3AUS%3BBCLib%3Bdocument%3B49548232

    7. Two studies indicated that American women's breastmilk contained polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs), commonly used as flame retardants in many consumer products, at levels 10 to 100 times higher than those previously detected in European women. What are the implications of this statement that came from the article below?

    ; DON'T TRASH OUR BODIES! RESEARCHING BREASTMILK TOXINS

    http://elibrary.bigchalk.com/libweb/curriculumca/do/document?set=search&groupid=1&requestid

    =lib_canada&resultid=7&edition=&ts=BD7BEFEA631A1EFE4FC207D9CDF37041_1239053022353

    &start=1&urn=urn%3Abigchalk%3AUS%3BBCLib%3Bdocument%3B125161558

    8. According to this article, the government is NOT regulating dangerous chemicals in our homes. What are the implications and solutions suggested by this article?

    ; ISN'T IT TIME WE REGULATED CHEMICALS?

    http://elibrary.bigchalk.com/libweb/curriculumca/do/document?set=search&groupid=1&requestid

    =lib_canada&resultid=3&edition=&ts=BD7BEFEA631A1EFE4FC207D9CDF37041_1239053940732

    &start=1&urn=urn%3Abigchalk%3AUS%3BBCLib%3Bdocument%3B115884694

    9. Water bottles with the number 1 or 7 are no longer sold in many stores because they contain the chemical BPA. Some say their fears are unfounded. Read and make up your own mind.

    ; PLASTIC RAP

    http://elibrary.bigchalk.com/libweb/curriculumca/do/document?set=search&groupid=1&requestid

    =lib_canada&resultid=1&edition=&ts=8F46C25DEA65E9AB3709AD52396A9DD1_123913974564

    5&start=1&urn=urn%3Abigchalk%3AUS%3BBCLib%3Bdocument%3B161905406

    10. Eels used to be a common item on many European menus. Unfortunately, they are in danger of becoming extinct because of the effects of bioaccumulation.

    ; PCBS KILL OFF EELS

    http://elibrary.bigchalk.com/libweb/curriculumca/do/document?set=search&groupid=1&req

    uestid=lib_canada&resultid=4&edition=&ts=A8C83532FF1756D74E16529A84438842_1239

    137684380&start=1&urn=urn%3Abigchalk%3AUS%3BBCLib%3Bdocument%3B128517577

11. High levels of toxins such as mercury, DDT are found in polar bears and other animals in the

    Arctic north, thousands of miles away from pollution sources. Find out how they got there.

    ; SCIENTISTS PUT THE BLAME ON BIRDS FOR TOXINS IN ARCTIC ANIMALS

    http://web.ebscohost.com/src/detail?vid=3&hid=4&sid=1c8215d1-a3e4-484c-ae0f-

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    d#db=mih&AN=J0E294114474605

    12. Is it worth spending the extra money on organic milk, which is hormone free?

    ; DOIN' A BODY GOOD? STUDIES LINK R-BGH-PRODUCED MILK AND INCREASED CANCER

    RISK

    http://elibrary.bigchalk.com/libweb/curriculumca/do/document?set=search&groupid=1&req

    uestid=lib_canada&resultid=29&edition=&ts=8F46C25DEA65E9AB3709AD52396A9DD1_12

    39141502555&start=26&urn=urn%3Abigchalk%3AUS%3BBCLib%3Bdocument%3B291197

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    13. Due to mercury contamination, members of the Grassy Narrows First Nation Community are experiencing higher levels of health problems compared to other communities in Canada. Why and how has this affected their health?

    ; TRADITIONAL FOODS CONTAMINATED, STUDY REVEAL

    http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=rch&AN=14668155&site=src-live

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