Superfund Site Near You
Let’s take our new knowledge of Superfund and make it real by finding the Superfund Site nearest to where you live. If you are out of the country, please
select a location base on where you lived previously.
Use this link to find the Superfund site nearest you.
Here is Virginia Beach VA as an example of what you will se.
Use the links in your site location box to learn more about your site. You will need to read each provided webpage and PDF to answer the questions below.
Now that you have learned about Superfund and the site nearest to you; show what you learned.
What is the name and ID of your site?
Did you know about this site prior to doing this assignment?
Summarize the descriiption and history of your site.
What is your site’s Hazard Ranking, and what does it mean?
What are the sources of the environmental contamination?
List some of the wastes identified at this site.
Could the migration of contaminates impact other sites? If so, please explain.
What is the status of the site?
1) View the video
First, view the video below that will introduce you to the world of Blockly.
2) Play Games
Now, let’s play some games. Go to Blockly Games using this link:
Blockly games provides eight games to help people new to programing learn how code works. Rather than using code, you use blocks that represent specific
actions. Start with Puzzle. This game has several levels that walk you through the various blocks and how they work. Keep moving through the games from
left to right. See how far you can go.
3) Deliverables: Screen Capture and Reflection
Provide a screen capture of your most advanced level.
Write a one-page reflection addressing the following topics:
What did you know about computer programming and code prior to doing this assignment?
How far were you able to get through the various games? What caused you to stop?
Did you enjoy this experience?
What do you know now that you did not know prior to this experience?