|Testing Bangladesh's Waters: Evaluating an Environmental Crisis in the Geography Class|
In this lesson, students assess the causes and effects of massive arsenic contamination in the water supplies of 43 of Bangladesh's 64 districts. Students evaluate why this contamination occurred, how it affects the population of Bangladesh, and why this environmental catastrophe is proving so difficult to solve.
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DLESE Catalog ID: DWEL-000-000-000-319
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Author: Alison Zimbalist
The New York Times Learning Network
Author: Barry Bearak
The New Yotk Times Learning Network