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38 resources with the concept recyclables

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TeachEngineering: Electromagnet Design Challenge - Clean Up This Mess

For Teachers 8th - 10th Standards
Young engineers are challenged to design an electromagnet that can separate steel from aluminum. Taking on the role of recycling plant managers, groups research the properties of metals, magnets, magnet fields, and electric circuits. The...
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Waste and Recycling: Recycling Paper

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
We take paper for granted, while thousands of trees are being made into the paper we toss in the trash. Start a dialogue about paper reduction and recycling in class, and share the negative effects paper production has on our ecosystem....
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What Really Happens to the Plastic You Throw Away

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
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...
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If Trash Could Talk

For Students 6th - 12th
Trash can talk! Young archaeologists dig through their trash to see what it reveals about their lives. After they examine their midden, links permit users to test their knowledge of archaeology with a 10-questions quiz, learn how...
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Recycling Paper

For Teachers 5th Standards
Build an appreciation for the green movement by recycling your own paper! Learners participate in a STEM instructional activity by learning about the process of recycling paper and then designing their own models. Their ultimate task is...
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Recycling Improvements

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Paper is a large commodity, so how do people make it last? Pupils learn about the process of recycling an important commodity in a hands-on activity. After examining the process, they perform the process themselves and brainstorm ways to...
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How Plastic Recycling Actually Works

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Those recycled plastic bottles end up as some pretty interesting things in their second lives. A lesson explains the process of recycling plastic. Scholars learn about the different products of recycled plastic—including t-shirts!
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Why Isn't the World Covered in Poop?

For Students 6th - 12th
Here's a resource that is definitely not a waste. Viewers learn about rollers, tunnelers, and dwellers, three types of dung beetle clean-up crews and the important roles they play in preventing global warming and in indicating the health...
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Plastic Sight Words

For Students K - 2nd Standards
Plastic math? Have young learners count and name the number of plastic items in their centers. Kindergartners match sight word cards to the number of plastics in a given group, while learning that plastics come in all different shapes,...
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Recycling Glass

For Students 9th - 12th
Investigate the recycling process of glass products. Young scholars learn the types of glass that are recyclable and make a connection to environmental chemistry. The video instructor explains the process of recycling the glass and its...
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Recycling Paper

For Students 9th - 12th
From tree to paper to fuel — explore the life of a sheet of paper! An interesting lesson explains the benefits and challenges of recycling paper. Pupils learn you can only recycle paper a limited number of times before it is processed...
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Recycling Metals

For Students 9th - 12th
Aluminum, steel, and carbon are the most commonly recycled materials. Learn why these metals are so popular and discover the benefits of recycling. A video lesson compares recycling metals with the extraction of the same metals,...
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Tech in the Cycle

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
It might not be easy, but it is worth recycling electronics. Small groups determine the percentage of the materials that make up an iPad 2 and display the information in a circle graph. They then research the recycling process for...
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Magnetic or Not?

For Teachers 8th - 10th
 The class must determine the magnetic properties of different materials, including aluminum and steel by sorting through materials using a magnet. Groups make a prediction on whether a material is magnetic and then perform tests to...
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Powers of Persuasion

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Did you know that clothing and textiles can be recycled, just like glass, paper, aluminum, and plastic? Pupils are introduced to textile recycling and design persuasive posters or letters that raise awareness about this unique type of...
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Recycle Inventions

For Teachers 1st - 12th
Learners examine the drawings of Leonardo da Vinci's flying machines and discuss when they were conceptualized and how they are similar to today's flight vehicles. They collect recyclables such as wood and foam trays and create an...
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The Landfill Loafers Meet the Wise Buys

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students discover recyclable materials and the proper disposal of those items through Internet research. Working in groups of four, they search the Internet for uses of recyclable materials. After research is complete, they participate...
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Proud to Recycle Worksheet

For Students 4th - 6th
In this recycling worksheet, students put a check mark next to the items from a list that are recycled in their local area. They determine which items are curbside recyclables and which are drop-off items. They examine pictures of...
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Recycled Materials

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students examine the properties and uses of recyclable materials. For this recycled materials lesson, students are introduced to the idea that some materials can be recycled. They investigate the types of materials that can be reused,...
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Making Recycled Paper

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore paper making. In this tree conservation ecology lesson, students brainstorm ways paper is used in daily life. Students examine paper fiber using a magnifying glass. Students make paper following a step by step procedure...
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Mathematics and Environmental Concerns

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students gather data and analyze behaviors regarding recycling.  In this environmental concerns unit, students discus and examine reuse, recycle, and reduce. Students collect, graph, and display data associated with four lessons in the...
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Creating Coasters

For Teachers 1st - 7th
Students discuss ways to care for the environment by creating a product from recyclable materials.  For this arts and crafts project, students utilize yarn scarps and plastic lids from a drink to create a coaster for drinks.  Students...
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Paper Makers

For Teachers K - 5th
Students make recycled paper out of scrap paper, water, and leaves. For this natural resources lesson plan, students learn about conservation of the forest and how we can use recycled paper to fuel our paper supply.
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Making Recycled Paper

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Students explore the advantages of recycling paper. For 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...