Recycling Teacher Resources
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Primary Songs about Recycling
Students compose songs about recycling. In this ecology instructional activity, 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
For this recycling worksheet, 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
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
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, 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
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
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
Young scholars 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. For 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
Fitting Trash into Yesterday: A Fifth Grade Activity
Fifth graders explore the concept of waste management. In this recycling instructional activity, 5th graders discover the history of waste management and discuss how the U.S. should respond to the issue of ever-increasing waste.
5th Science 3 Views 10 Downloads
Taking Out The Trash
Students 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
Solid Waste Recycling
Young scholars plan a "no garbage" lunch and hold a classroom contest to sort grabage into what can and what can't be recycled. They assess the importance of reducing the amount of garbage in the environment and set up a book recycling program.
2nd - 4th Science 3 Views 3 Downloads