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All Hats for Ecology: Solid Waste PresentationLesson Planet
9th - 12th
Students investigate community issues with solid waste. In this mock trial lesson, students examine the issues of solid waste from an ecological and economical perspective. They will develop a mock trial which encourages preservation of...
Solid Waste and Our Natural Resources: Utilizing the Story THE LORAXLesson Planet
K - 12th
Students gain an introduction to our planet's solid waste problem and our personal responsibility in curbing and solving said problem through the use of Dr. Seuss' book, The Lorax. After hearing the book, class discussion follows.
Recycling/Solid Waste Education with Shel Silverstein: "Sarah Cynthia Sylvia Stout"Lesson Planet
Both poetry analysis and waste disposal are more engaging topics for young readers with a worksheet to accompany the Shel Silverstein poem 'Sarah Cynthia Sylvia Stout Would Not Take the Garbage Out" from Where the Sidewalk Ends. Not only...
Filling Our Land with LandfillsLesson Planet
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Though it consists of only 5 percent of the world population, the US generates 40 percent of the world's waste. Scholars learn about landfills, their safety, and other options for handling solid waste. They use experiments and research...
Cycles of Matter and CompostingLesson Planet
4th CCSS: Adaptable
Engage learners with a instructional activity on the flow of energy through the food chain, producers, consumers, decomposers, and the interconnectedness of natural systems. They watch a series of videos showing the decomposition process...