Erin Brockovich (Video Release) Poster
 

Erin Brockovich (2000)

 

Concept featured in film:Water pollution/business ethics

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Summary of clip: This clip shows when Erin goes to the former PG&E ponds and takes samples of the water to be analyzed, later coming back positive for Chromium.

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Suggestions to teachers:
1. Suggested questions for students when viewing the clip:

2. Have students discuss good business practices to use regarding the environment.

3. Have students research local businesses finding out and reporting on what pollution controls are in place.

4. Have students research the EPA standards of what can and annot be dumped into the environment.

5. This activity could be used for a hook into a stream-water quality monitoring activity.