Environmental Reader


Directions: Download the article and the question set and have students answer the questions. I suggest reviewing their answers and then having them create a short presentation to the class in PowerPoint or another Web 2.0 tool of your choice. You could also use these articles to prepare for debates on a particular topic.

General Questions for Articles in Reader





Fixing the Global Nitrogen Problem
Scientific American, February 2010
Topics: agricultural practices, algae blooms and dead zones, Haber-Bosch, nitrogen cycle, environmental problems of fertilizers, monitoring technology (satellites)