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Recycle Right to Save Resources
Students examine recyclables for their local area. In this recycling lesson, students create out a lunchtime waste removal project. Students record waste on a tally chart and make conclusions about their results. Students will share their results with other students in the school
1st - 5th Science 3 Views 17 Downloads
Primary Songs about Recycling
Students compose songs about recycling. In this ecology lesson, students use vocabulary and concepts related to recycling to generate lyrics for an original song. Students construct musical instruments out of discarded materials.
2nd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 60 Downloads
Recycling Activity Book
In this recycling activity, students complete the activities in a 19 page activity book pertaining to reducing, reusing and recycling. Included are: coloring, crafts, fill in the blanks, dot to dot, mazes, word search and crossword puzzles.
3rd - 5th Science 33 Views 188 Downloads
Young scholars explore the recycling process. In this recycling lesson, students gain understanding of how garbage is disposed of. Young scholars makes lists of things that can be recycled. Students discuss how animals and plants are damaged by garbage.
2nd - 5th Science 3 Views 13 Downloads
Making Recycled Paper
Students explore the advantages of recycling paper. In this environmental lesson, students produce recycled paper by ripping up paper and putting it into a blender with water to create a mixture. Students use their recycled paper to write an environmentally-friendly poem.
1st - 5th Science 3 Views 23 Downloads
Reduce, Reuse and Recycle
Students explore the concept of waste management. In this environmental stewardship lesson, students study the nuances of the terms reduce, reuse, and recycle. Students investigate ways to reduce, reuse, and recycle many everyday items as they collect their ideas for a book.
5th - 6th Science 3 Views 50 Downloads
Design a Recycling Game!
Students discover that recycling is using a product more than once so that natural resources can be saved and so that we won't need so many garbage dumps and landfills. They see that there are different ways to recycle. Students design a game where players try to come up with alternative uses for used products.
3rd - 5th Science 8 Views 7 Downloads
Reduce, Reuse, Recycle
Students explore recycling. In this recycling lesson, students bring an item from home that can be recycled or reused. Students discuss what the item can be used for. Students then draw a picture of the new use and hang it and the item on a bulletin board.
3rd - 5th Science 3 Views 11 Downloads
Students read or listen to a story, and discuss how it relates to them. In this personal event writing activity, students write about recycling. Students read "The Giving Tree" a Shel Silverstein poem and discuss the poem's meaning. Students discuss "Sarah Cynthia Sylvia Stout Would Not Take the Garbage Out.
3rd - 5th Science 3 Views 1 Download
Waste Not, Want Not â€“ Recycling
In this recycling worksheet, 5th graders read a selection about recycling, renewable, and non-renewable resources. They answer 6 questions based on the reading by defining words, separating trash into renewable and non-renewable resources, and write an essay detailing uses for re-using non-renewable resources.
5th Science 5 Views 80 Downloads
Reuse, Reduce, Recycle Paper
Students experiment with recycling paper. In this paper recycling lesson, students conduct an experiment in which they dissolve newspaper in water and cornstarch to make new pieces of paper. They add color or flowers to the new paper to decorate it.
3rd - 5th Science 7 Views 16 Downloads
Where Do Things Come From?
Second graders examine the recycling process. In this recycling lesson, 2nd graders discuss the reasons for recycling and create storyboards to show where a specific material comes from. Students complete a worksheet as a follow-up activity.
2nd Science 7 Views 27 Downloads
Taking Out The Trash
Learners eat two sack "lunches", examine video clips, and play a role playing game to investigate recycling and landfills in the United States. This lesson could be used as a cross-curricular activity involving Art, Language Arts, and Science.
3rd - 5th Science 3 Views 9 Downloads
Milk Mon' Worksheet
In this recycling worksheet, students study items in a list and circle those that can go into the recycling bin. Students solve 5 recycling riddles, unscramble letters to find 6 recyclable items. Students write 4 ways that a milk carton can be reused.
5th - 6th Math 3 Views 15 Downloads