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Students play a game based on concentration or memory to place recyclable items into one of 4 groups. In this recycling lesson, students work in groups of 1-4 to place cards with pictures of various items into a Composting, Recycling, Hazmat, or Thrift Store category. Students also have the opportunity to earn extra credit.
Students explore recycling and how it benefits our environment. For this recycling lesson, students learn to determine if an item is recyclable and sort it into 7 various categories. Students discover how aluminum, glass, plastic, cardboard, metal, and paper are reused to create new things. Students study English words alongside Spanish words and play a recycling game.
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.
Students examine recyclables for their local area. In this recycling instructional activity, 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
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. Young scholars create recycling webs.