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In this recycling learning exercise, students use a recycling directory from their county to complete a learning exercise about the location of where to recycle particular items such as mulch, chemicals and electronics. They identify local recycling events and items recycled at their school.
For this recycling worksheet set, students read about where trash goes in Pinellas county. They fill in blanks in the words reduce, recycle, and reuse. They identify items that can be recycled, make words from the letters in the word "conservation," complete brain teasers and a matching game.
Middle schoolers investigate the benefits of recycling. In this environmental awareness instructional activity, students brainstorm a list of recyclable materials. Middle schoolers discuss the importance of reusing and recycling materials from homes and schools. Students watch the video "Earth Aid: Recycling" to learn ways of reducing landfill overflow.
Students increase their awareness of the importance of recycling and the methods by which glass can be recycled. In this letter writing instructional activity, they are introduced to the Rose Island Sea Glass Stewardship Program. Students recall the beach glass from the island. They are told that the glass can be recycled in many ways.