Where does wastewater go once it flows down a drain? Join Jason Dobson, superintendent of the Berlin Wastewater Treatment Plant, as he takes you and your students on a tour of his facility and explains some of the concepts surrounding wastewater treatment and the maintenance of environmental quality. The following modules are designed to correspond to state curriculum standards.

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**Printable Curriculum**

- Pre-Viewing Activity

PDF | Editable Word Document - Field Trip KWL

PDF | Editable Word Document - Formative Assessments

PDF | Editable Word Document - Extension Activity

Join the MCISD Monroe County Water Study - Activity Book

“Everyone Lives in a Watershed” by the River Raisin Watershed Council

*This Virtual Field Trip ties into the following CCSS standards:*

**5th Grade**

CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.5.MD.A.1

Convert among different-sized standard measurement units within a given measurement system (e.g., convert 5 cm to 0.05 m), and use these conversions in solving multi-step, real world problems.

**6th Grade**

CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.6.RP.A.3

Use ratio and rate reasoning to solve real-world and mathematical problems, e.g., by reasoning about tables of equivalent ratios, tape diagrams, double number line diagrams, or equations.

**7th Grade**

CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.7.G.B.6

Solve real-world and mathematical problems involving area, volume and surface area of two- and three-dimensional objects composed of triangles, quadrilaterals, polygons, cubes, and right prisms.

**8th Grade**

CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.8.G.C.9

Know the formulas for the volumes of cones, cylinders, and spheres and use them to solve real-world and mathematical problems.