Kids Against Road Salt Documentary 2015

Produced for the 2015 WaterDocs Film Festival @School programme, Kids Against Road salt explore issues of contamination in our local watersheds from Road Salt and other over-used contaminants. Kids Against Road Salt is a group of students at Star Academy in Mississauga who have been taking action against Road Salt contamination since 2013. This project…

Flow

“Flow” tells the story of water as it makes it way through a watershed. Water travels through rural and urban areas before flowing into the world. At the start of the mural we see a young person reaching out to prevent a piece of garbage entering the water system, signifying that we can all take…

Our Clay Watershed Models

The Senior Class made 3D models of watersheds out of clay. We sprinkled water over them to simulate rain and added “contaminants” on top to see where the contaminants ended up when it rained. Everything ends up in the lake….. By: Emmy N

Too much salt in the water!

If you use too much road salt it can lead to killing plant,animals and other wildlife as well.The salt get’s into our waterways by either direct contact to  the drains or it would go in through the soil. But it doesn’t stop there road salts also threaten drinking water security. For example, the region of…

keep our lake clean - KARS

Interview with a Marine Biologist

This video is about an expert’s point of view about road salt gets into fresh water and pollutes it. I got in touch with a friend of the family named Ryan, who is a Marine Biologist. Ryan was kind enough and answer all my questions during the interview. His answers helped my class with our…