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158 resources with the concept waste management

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The Science of Food

For Teachers 4th - 12th Standards
Alchemy in the kitchen? A collection explains the science behind the food chain. Videos and support materials cover everything from yummy things like cheese, to chocolate, to sourdough bread, from science topics like genetically...
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Composting: Why Bother?

For Teachers 8th - 10th Standards
The first STEM lesson in a group of 10 explores composting. After discussing how to make a better tomorrow, classes are challenged to track garbage in their communities, visit a local waste management facility, and conduct a survey about...
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Waste and Recycling: Recycling and Energy Recovery

For Teachers 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. 
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Conserving Natural Resources

For Teachers K - 3rd Standards
Trying to plan an engaging elementary science unit on natural resources? Conserve your energy! This five-part series of lessons and hands-on activities has exactly what you need to teach young scholars about the importance of conservation.
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Fuel for Living Things

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
During a three-part lesson, learners make a cabbage juice pH indicator and use it to analyze the waste products of yeast after feeding them with sugar. The intent is to demonstrate how living organisms produce carbon dioxide, which is...
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Creating Biodiesel and Mitigating Waste

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Biotechnology pros produce their own biofuel using waste oil and fresh vegetable oil. They test the quality of their product using titration techniques and pH analysis. They write their observations and report their findings. Be aware...
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Streetfilms' Moving Beyond the Automobile

For Teachers 7th - Higher Ed
This is an exceptional series that you can use in an environmental or engineering unit. There are four lessons: "Sustainable Transportation," "Designing for Safety," "Changing the Landscape," and "Engaging in Policy." Each lesson...
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Watershed Works: Unit 3

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Geology whizzes observe the effects of change within a model of a watershed. They place replica waste dumps within the models and note the path that the waste takes as water passes through. This detailed lesson plan provides teacher...
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How Will We Create a Future without Waste?

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Many young people act globally by reducing, reusing, and recycling, Now they take it to the next level by upcycling. Middle schoolers design a proposal to eliminate waste by exploring the new material cycle and applying their knowledge...
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E-Factor: Environmental Impact Factor

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Explore how chemical processes reduce production waste. The 19th activity in a 24-part series has learners explore the impact of green chemistry techniques on waste in production scenarios. They consider petrochemicals, bulk chemicals,...
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Water Waste

For Students 6th - 8th
Explore the process of wastewater treatment. Scholars analyze different samples of water before drawing conclusions about the types of chemicals in the water that leaves our homes. 
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What a Waste of Food!

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
Follow the life of an apple from harvest to the consumer. A three-part lesson describes the different steps to get an apple from the farmer to your kitchen and the approximate waste that happens at each step. They discuss the process and...
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Food Waste and the Environment

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
Out of sight out of mind can be a dangerous habit. Learners investigate the life of food waste after it leaves people's homes and its impact on the environment. They complete a series of three activities that involve building a mini...
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Grade 7 Earth Day Statistics with Circle and Bar Graphs

For Teachers 7th Standards
Take a tiered approach to studying waste. The instructional activity uses Earth Day to present differentiated instruction around using circle and bar graphs. Each group gets a cube based on their tiers and works collaboratively as well...
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2015 AP® Environmental Science Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Less than eight percent of AP Environmental Science test takers earn the highest score possible. Help scholars improve their scores by using actual test questions on water quality and urban planning before reading sample responses that...
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2016 AP® Environmental Science Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
The average student scores less than three points, out of five, on the AP Environmental Science test. Most do well on the multiple choice and struggle with the free-response section. Encourage extra free-response practice with actual...
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Preventing Flint – Environmental Engineering: Crash Course Engineering #29

For Students 9th - 12th
We all need clean air and water. An informative video first describes the causes of water contamination in Flint, Michigan. It then goes on to explain the importance of environmental engineering in clean air, clean water, and waste...
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Turning Food Waste Into a Resource

For Students 5th - 12th Standards
One in every seven truckloads of perishable foods delivered to grocery stores gets thrown away. Is there anything that can be done with this waste? One solution is to recycle the old produce and turn it into fertilizer. The video, part...
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Municipal Waste Generation

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Statistically, waste may become a problem in the future if people do not take action. Using their knowledge of statistics and data representation, pupils take a look at the idea of waste generation. The four-part unit has class members...
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Incineration of Waste and Electricity

For Students 9th - 12th
Is incineration the answer to waste management challenges? A comprehensive lesson explores the advantages and disadvantages to incinerating waste. Scholars learn methods of incineration and the uses of the biproducts of the process.
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Limits to Recycling

For Students 9th - 12th
Contrary to popular belief, recycling is not always the best option. A video lesson discusses the limitations of recycling. Viewers examine disadvantages of recycling in different scenarios.
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Green Chemistry - Principle 2

For Students 9th - 12th
Less waste just makes more sense! Young environmental chemists examine one of the key best practices in the production of prescription drugs. Basing reactions on chirality and optimizing conditions, pharmaceutical companies can create...
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Green Chemistry - Principle 10

For Students 9th - 12th
Waste not, want not! Pupils learn how plant-based products are making a dent in the volume of solid waste placed in landfills each year in part 10 of a 12-part series discussing the principles of green chemistry. The video includes other...
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Green Chemistry - Principle 1

For Students 9th - 12th
How can chemical products be made in a less wasteful manner? Part one of a series of 12 videos discusses the principles of green chemistry and shows pupils how polystyrene manufacturers have stepped up to the challenge world-wide. Rather...