Refine Your Results

Now... gain access to over 2 Million curated educational videos and 500,000 educator reviews to free & open educational resources

Get a 10 Day Free Trial

123 resources with the concept composting

Videos (Over 2 Million Educational Videos Available)
Ancient Egypt | What Everyday Life Was Actually Like Video
9:28
Ancient Egypt | What Everyday Life Was...
Who was Frederick Douglass? Video
3:07
Who was Frederick Douglass?
How to paint a watercolor and ink flower bouquet | Watercolor Flower Painting Video
6:54
How to paint a watercolor and ink flower...
Other Resource Types (123)
+
76 Items in Curriculum Set
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Core Knowledge Kindergarten ELA Curriculum

For Teachers K Standards
A kindergarten ELA curriculum designed by the Core Knowledge Foundation is comprised of a series of 12 read-aloud units. Each unit takes 3 weeks to complete and consists of several lessons following a common routine of introducing,...
+
32 Items in Topic
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

STEM Ed Hub: Design Resources

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
Engineering design-based activities make learning science fun. Young engineers design dams, lifeguard chairs, musical instruments, candy bags, and much more. They also use measurement skills to solve the mystery of the missing pin. Each...
+
13 Items in Unit
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Bioreactor Water Heating

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Three hands-on STEM renewable energy activities lead learners through the concepts of solar and biomass heating and water pumping to design a water pumping system that uses multiple technologies to avoid water freezing in winter. They...
+
8 Items in Topic
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

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...
+
1
In 1 Collection
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Taking Care of the Earth Tell It Again!™ Read-Aloud Anthology

For Teachers K Standards
New ReviewA read-aloud anthology closely examines human impact on the Earth while boosting reading comprehension skills. Through stories, scholars examine the concepts of natural resources, pollution, garbage, and recycling and brainstorm ways to...
+
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Fibers, Dyes, and the Environment

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Nanofibers can be made through electrospinning or force spinning in order to reduce the negative impact on the environment. Pupils study the role of fibers and dye on the environment through a series of five hands-on activities. Then,...
+
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

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...
+
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Compost in a Bag

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Young scientists create a compost bag, predict changes, and after one month, examine the bag to observe the changes that have occurred.
+
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

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.
+
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Worm Your Way Out of This

For Teachers 3rd Standards
How can you provide healthy soil for your garden? Study worms, bacteria, and other microorganisms in a instructional activity about decomposition and organic compost. After discussing what you know about worms and watching a video, watch...
+
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Rotting Away

For Teachers 2nd Standards
What happens at the end of a plant's life cycle? Show kids the natural way that plants show that they're decomposing, as well as the importance of compost, with a lesson about living organisms. After reading Log Cabin by Anne Schreiber,...
+
1
In 1 Collection
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Bioreactor Water Circulation System

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Make those microbes warm up water. Pupils first investigate water pumps, then design a water circulation system that uses solar energy. A bioreactor in the system takes energy from compost and helps heat water.
+
1
In 1 Collection
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Compost Bioreactor Design

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Organic waste is a hot topic. The second of three installments in the Bioreactor Water Heating unit challenges pupils to create bioreactors that collect energy released from compost. After watching videos on the properties of water and...
+
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Food Waste Solutions

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
Easy doesn't always mean better. In an era with pre-packaged everything, learners consider the environmental impact of the convenient trend. They critique the packaging of food and how waste impacts cost and then look for solutions.
+
1
In 1 Collection
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Getting the Dirt on Decomposition

For Students 5th Standards
Sometimes science requires getting a little dirty. A hands-on lesson explores the idea of decomposition by building a compost structure. Using red worms and dirt, individuals build and collect data on the rate of decomposition. The STEM...
+
4:55
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Can Plastic Be Composted?

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Some plastics market as green, but are they really? Turns out, the question is a complicated one. A video lesson describes how these new plastics may have some decomposing properties but need a little boost from industry. The lesson...
+
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

The Lowdown — Rot and Rubbish: The Rancid Truth about How Much Food We Waste

For Students 6th Standards
Compare waste a percent at a time. The resource contains an infographic on food waste. Using images, the informative activity describes the amount and types of food waste that occur. Pupils compare the percentage of waste from their...
+
7:56
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Carbon and Nitrogen Cycles

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
As the world turns ... so do the carbon and nitrogen cycles! Introduce them both to eager young biologists through an animated video, part of an extensive biology playlist. The narrator explains how each element moves through its...
+
2
In 2 Collections
5:13
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

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...
+
2
In 2 Collections
8:10
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

LS2B - Cycles of Matter and Energy Transfer in Ecosystems

For Teachers 3rd - 12th Standards
Produce, consume, decompose...repeat! Examine how matter and energy cycles in ecosystems by watching a video discussing NGSS standard LS2B. The narrator explains the requirements of the standard at each grade level, plus gives tips to...
+
1:12
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Trash vs. Garbage

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Is there a difference between trash and garbage? Well, there used to be, according to the narrator of the video. Scholars learn about the origins of the words and what the dictionary has to say about the matter.
+
3:23
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

How Sewage Treatment Works - Water Treatment

For Students 9th - 12th
To flush or not to flush ... that is the question. Is the wastewater treatment program in most towns and cities really the most efficient way to deal with waste? The fourth installment in a series of seven videos about the world's water...
+
5:20
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Make the Most of Compost!

For Students K - 5th Standards
What do decomposers and a compost have in common? Decomposers help a compost break down, or decompose, things that can biodegrade and become similar matter. Watch a video that explores the science of composts.
+
Lesson Planet: Curated OER

Environmental Sciences

For Teachers K - 8th Standards
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...