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Top Pollutants in the Cumberland River Basin (Video)

Grade levels: Environmental Science, Ecology , Scientific Research

Topics: Human Impact, Watersheds and the Water Cycle

Languages: English

Interdisciplinary: No

Disciplinary Core Idea
ESS2: Earth's Systems

The Cumberland River Basin covers 18,000 square miles in both Kentucky and Tennessee and is made up of close to 20,000 miles of streams and rivers. With such a vast expanse of land draining to our waterways, there are different types of pollution issues we see in different areas. Learn about the common pollutants in our watershed, their impacts, and what you can do to help.

Video captions available in English.

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This project is funded under a grant contract with the State of Tennessee.
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