1B. Non-Point and Point Source Pollution


Tasks to be completed:

  1. Complete warm up activity
  2. Watch Courtney’s presentation
  3. Complete discussion prompt


  • Warm up:
  • Long sheet of paper
  • Pen
  • Marker
  • Pollution container
  • Cup or spray bottle of water (not included)


Warm Up Activity:

Watershed Model Presentation (optional):

We have several of these watershed models available for check out from the Poudre Learning Center!

Courtney’s Presentation:



  • Non-point pollution – pollution that comes from many diffuse sources.  The source can not be identified.
  • Point pollution – a single identifiable source of air, water, thermal, noise or light pollution
  • Watershed – an area where water flows (or sheds) to the same body of water

Discussion Prompt:

Was there any information that was new to you or did this section serve as a refresher?  Let us know if anything stood out to you!

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