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14 resources with the keyterm recycled materials

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Boat Building

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students discover buoyancy by creating model boats.  For this water science lesson, students discover the physical properties of water and how floating is possible with large ships by building model boats from recycled materials....
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Articulated/Moveable Paper Dolls

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Students create articulated/moveable dolls, that fit a specific theme, using various forms of media, including recycled paper, jewelry, foil, and other items. They may choose to display their dolls on a background.
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Snakes: Recycled Art

For Teachers Pre-K - 4th
Make snakes with your class to demonstrate how recycled materials are perfect for art. Learners use colorful plastic cups, pantyhose, paper fasteners, and fishing line to make articulated snakes. This project would be great when learning...
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Middle-East Reflections

For Teachers K - 12th
Practice symmetry and patterns with this Mid-Eastern art project. Your class will create beautiful, reflective mosaics that will brighten up the classroom! A list of necessary materials is included.
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Milk Carton Houses

For Teachers Pre-K - 6th
Create a village and learn about recycling at the same time! A materials list is included, as well as instructions for what you need to do to create a recycled carton village with your kids. Two great book links are included.
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An Imaginary Creature And Then Using Describing And Action Words for a Creative Writing Exercise

For Teachers 3rd - 10th
You have to collect lots of materials (boxes, bags, toilet paper rolls, etc.) for this lesson plan to work successfully. After modeling how to create an imaginary creature out of the collection of recycled materials, let your class...
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Clothespin Pinwheels

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students investigate the power of wind. In this hands-on science lesson, students cerate pinwheels from recycled materials and discuss wind turbines. 
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Garbage: A Puppet's Paradise

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students make puppets from recycled materials. In this puppetry and recycling lesson, students investigate different types of puppets and their uses. They make puppets using mostly recycled materials such as old socks, CD's, dry lint,...
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Music of Puerto Rico

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders study about the musical rhythms and instruments of Puerto Rico. Then they construct their own instruments using recycled products. Students listen to different genres of music and define them. Students focus on the...
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Christmas Potpourri Hangers

For Teachers 1st - 4th
Learners create a potpourri hanger.  In this Christmas craft lesson plan, students reuse materials to make a Christmas potpourri hangar for the tree or for a gift. 
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Mixing Up Magic

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Young scholars explore the relationship between art and science through experimenting with color, design and recycled materials and creating their own art work.
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Cool Inventions

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students explore inventions and inventors, focusing on the French-Candadian inventor of the snowmobile Joseph-Armand Bombardier. They brainstorm a list of inventions still to be created and then create their own invention from recycled...
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Rainforest Caterpillars

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd
Students explore caterpillars. In this caterpillars lesson, students look at pictures of adaptations of caterpillars and discuss their importance. Students create a model of a caterpillar using recycled materials.
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Books Without Words

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Students create wordless picture books by using recycled greeting cards. In this book-making lesson plan, students compare the difference between wordless book and books with words. They watch the teacher model how to tell a story by...