Trash Teacher Resources
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From A (Away) to Z (Zero)Lesson Planet
5th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Schools generate a lot of trash. This lesson has groups collect data about the amount of trash that people generate at school over a period of time. They sort the trash and determine the amounts based upon type. The class determines the...
Where Are the Plastics Near Me? (Field Trip)Lesson Planet
7th - 9th CCSS: Designed
With a piece of plastic here and a piece of plastic there, here a piece, there a piece, everywhere a piece. Teams go on a field trip in order to document the locations and kinds of plastic trash in an area near them. The eighth...
What Really Happens to the Plastic You Throw AwayLesson Planet
4 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Inspire environmentally conscious young minds with an exceptional video, which traces the life cycles of three different plastic bottles after they are thrown away and move through the earth with different journeys through a landfill, an...
Waste and Recycling: Recycling and Energy RecoveryLesson Planet
6th - 8th
Reduce, reuse, recycle, and recover. Young environmentalists learn about the overwhelming amount of garbage produced and discover better ways to minimize their impact on Earth by learning the difference between garbage and recyclables.
Pacific Leatherback ProtectionLesson Planet
3 mins 6th - 12th
Turtles are more than just cute, docile sea creatures; many of them are endangered, some critically. The leading threat to Pacific leatherback turtles is human activity. From commercial fishing and boating in the leatherbacks' migratory...
Environmental SciencesLesson Planet
K - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Whether you are teaching environmental science in junior high or studying recycling in kindergarten, there is something for all in this set of lessons designed for environmental education. The 110-page packet comes with tips for teaching...