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Biodiesel: The Afterlife of Oil

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Use this slick video to introduce your environmental scientists to the wonders of biodiesel. They will learn about problems caused by our waste oil, how it can be recycled, and other benefits of using biofuels. Use the video, assessment...
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Classroom Paper Recycling

For Teachers 3rd - 12th Standards
After reading about the history and recycling of paper, creative crafters collaborate to think of a new process for making recycled paper. A complete teacher's guide and student worksheets are included. There is no written procedure for...
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Closing the Loop: A Game about Trash

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
Dice and playing cards are used to play a "resourceful" board game! Correct answers to questions on the cards get garbage to be reused, recycled, or composted, while incorrect answers get garbage sent to the landfill. Landfill points are...
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"Lettuce" Learn About the Water Cycle

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Young scientists investigate the water cycle through a lettuce seed experiment. For this experiment, learners plant lettuce seeds inside of a ziplock bag in order to create a small greenhouse. They observe condensation and precipitation,...
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Earth Day Number Sense

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Elementary schoolers count and order objects using numbers 1-300. They bring recyclable items from home. Students group the items, skip count by 2's, 3's, and 5's, and arrange the items on a number line. Recyclable plastic bags are put...
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For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Engage learners in developing an environmentally friendly school with this upper-elementary conservation lesson plan. After an introductory discussion about recycling, children practice sorting common classroom items based on whether...
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For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Knowing what can be recycled or reused and what has to be thrown away is difficult for children. This conservation lesson teaches young learners to distinguish between different kinds of waste by first sorting through used classroom...
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For Teachers Pre-K - K Standards
Raise young children's environmental awareness with this early elementary recycling lesson. After discussing garbage and the importance of recycling, students perform a variety of activities that explore different ways of recycling and...
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Joseph Had a Little Overcoat

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd Standards
Teach children that just because something is old, doesn't mean you have to throw it away with a reading of Joseph Had a Little Overcoat by Simms Taback. Engaging children with an arts and crafts activity in which they patch the holes in...
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Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle: Sorting Through Personal Choices

For Teachers 2nd - 6th Standards
Raise children's awareness about the importance of conservation with this hands-on science lesson. Start by breaking the class into groups and having them collect trash from around the school or local park. Students then use the provided...
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Where Trash Goes

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Raise environmental awareness with the first lesson of this series on waste management. Read a short story about a fifth grader's trip to a landfill and introduce the concepts reduce, reduce, recycle, and compost. Follow up with a...
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Know Your 3Rs!

For Teachers 1st - 2nd Standards
Turn young learners into conservationists with the first lesson of this series on waste management. Use the included pictures and definitions to teach the key vocabulary reduce, reuse, recycle, and compost. Search magazines, newspapers,...
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Recycling Waste Oil

For Teachers 9th - 12th
So the kids in your shop class just learned how to change the oil on a car; now is the time to teach them what to do with the waste oil. The lesson describes the environmental effects of dumping used motor oil and how to dispose of it...
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Recycle Milk and Juice Cartons

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this recognizing the importance of recycling worksheet, students complete a cryptograph, read facts about milk and juice cartons, and read about making crafts from trash. Students write 10 answers.
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Clean Up Hazardous Waste!

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Students identify sources of home hazardous waste and create posters to educate the community about how to handle hazardous wastes.
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Lesson 8: Making Mountains out of Landfills

For Teachers 6th - 12th
How can trash generate electricity? Do we really throw away one-quarter of our food each year? Learners explore these concepts and more in this study on landfills. Watch the five-minute video and discuss using the questions provided....
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Boomin' Aluminum Activities

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this recognizing the importance of recycling worksheet, learners practice writing the word recycle, find the path to the recycling center, identify items that are recyclable, and solve math word problems. Students write 31 answers.
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You CAN Make a Difference

For Students 7th - 9th
Discover new ways to save energy with these suggestions! The next generation can read a list of ways to reduce one's carbon footprint and respond to questions in the margin. A few key terms are neatly organized in a vocabulary section...
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Slash Trash! Reducing, Reusing and Recycling Our Way to Zero Waste

For Teachers Pre-K - 6th
The other "Three Rs" are covered in this lesson: reduce, reuse, and recycle. Over four weeks, conservationists collect data about waste in their own homes. They combine their findings with those of other students in order to analyze...
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Happy Earth Day Coloring Book

For Teachers 1st - 5th Standards
From turning off lights when leaving a room, to biking or walking to school, there are many simple habits children can develop to help preserve the earth. Help raise environmental awareness in your class with this activity packet that...
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Tell Someone About Earth Day

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Celebrate Earth Day by spreading the word of conservation. Teach children ten easy ways to help preserve the Earth and share this knowledge with others by sending e-cards and printable cards to loved ones. Extend learning about the...
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Revisiting Recycling

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Learners find out what their school does to recycle and what community recycling programs are operating. Then they develop and practice their research and persuasive writing skills. Students also conceptualize and communicate ideas...
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Recycling-Taking it Easy on the Environment

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers review the garbage/landfill graphs included with the instructional activity. They discuss the information on the graphs and discuss which garbage products come from their homes. Students collect examples of over packaging...
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Voyages in a Bottle

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students uncover the method for easily building a ship in a bottle. Then they fabricate a 3-D model of the ship(s) used on an exploratory sailing voyage and display it in a plastic bottle. Students also draw a map of the world their...