What exactly is water pollution? Check out this informative article that explains what water pollution is and what it is made up of. There are so many factors that contribute to the pollution of one of our most important resources, water.
INFOGRAPHIC: How ocean pollution is harming your health
In fact, Earth's largest landfill isn't on land at all. The Great Pacific Garbage Patch stretches for hundreds of miles across the North Pacific Ocean, forming a nebulous, floating junk yard on the high seas.
This image sums up our oceans, beaches, and rivers today. The plastics represents that most of our bodies of water is polluted and filled with garbage. Like I said before more trash is being produced than our earth can handle.
Find hands-on science activities to help young children understand where clean water comes from, and how it is cleaned at water treatment plants. Post includes instructions to make a homemade water filter and a model water treatment plant.