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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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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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The Waste Hierarchy

For Students 3rd - 5th
Here is an interesting worksheet on waste. It puts waste into seven hierarchical categories. The text associated with the worksheet is interesting to read, then learners must give an example of types of waste that fit into each of the...
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For Students 3rd - 4th
Here is a good worksheet on waste and how waste negatively affects the environment. Learners look at a floor plan of a typical house, and must write down the kinds of waste usually produced from those areas of the house. There are eight...
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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 the Body Works - The Urinary System

For Teachers 4th - 7th Standards
This preview of the full-length video on the urinary system is not a waste! Though it's short, it succinctly introduces viewers to the roles of the kidneys, ureter, bladder, and urethra. A reading article, quiz, fill-in-the-blank, and...
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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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Where Is Away?

For Teachers K - 3rd
Learners explore garbage. In this landfill lesson, students investigate how much garbage is collected in landfills on average each day. Learners discover hazardous materials that are disposed of improperly and the effects of these...
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For Teachers 3rd
Young ecologists investigate some of the many ways that human activities adversely affect the environment. After identifying the main types of pollution (air, water, soil), 3rd graders fill in a Venn Diagram by pasting cut-out pictures...
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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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Food Not Garbage

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders look at healthy and nutritious foods and the packaging that they come in. The goal of the lesson is to show youngsters that quite often, the best foods for them are also the best ones for the environment. For example, a...
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Environmental Checklists

For Teachers 4th
Young environmentalists take a look at how they both pollute and clean their own environments. Each pupil creates a personal checklist that they use to determine their own environmental awareness. A community checklist is made as well,...
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Trash Talkin

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers investigate recycling at several scales, including local, state, national and global. They become aware of recycling, re-use, reduce efforts and policies. Students read the article Where Does Your Garbage Go. They look...
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Solid Waste and Recycling

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students demonstrate effects of waste on environment and ways of reducing it, observe how much packaging goes into bag lunches each day, and survey their families to assess awareness levels and household recycling practices. Lessons all...
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Green Chemistry

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The principles of pollution control on a molecular level are summarised here. The reasoning and study behind the principles are described, and your class will undestand how some techniques are developed to be more efficient.
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Our Natural Resources

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Soil, water, fish, wildlife and forest are the main resources that are reviewed in this PowerPoint. Overuse and waste versus the value of the resources used and the long-term impact is covered in this clear presentation. It would be good...
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Urinary System Structure and Function

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Watch a lecture and presentation of the urinary system's structures and functions. This is a basic overview of the system, giving scientific explanations as an outline is shown on the screen. Help your biologists become familiar with the...
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Garbage in the Garden

For Teachers K - 3rd
Young scholars create their own compost.  In this soil lesson, students fill a bag with waste and soil, in order to create a mini compost bin. Young scholars observe the baggies over a 6 week period, they record their findings and...
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The Quest for Magic Minutes

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders explore ways to manage their time. As a class, they brainstorm time-wasters that keep them from their responsibilities. In teams, they design one time-saver for each time-waster. Afterward, they design a commercial based...
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Garbage vs. Recycle Centre

For Teachers K
Here is a good resource for introducing the basics of recycling to young learners. In it, pupils practice identifying things that can be recycled and things that must be placed in the garbage can. This simple, yet effective, teaching...
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Compaction Action

For Teachers K - 8th
Young scientists find ways to harness energy in order to make a machine that can crush aluminum cans. Learners discuss the importance of finding ways to reduce the number of trips to the recycling center from school. They attempt to...
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Once More with Feeling

For Teachers 6th
A community service lesson awaits you and your charges. In this plan, learners are encouraged to bring in clothing, furniture, and other household goods that their families aren't using anymore. The goods are then distributed throughout...
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Sort and Sift

For Teachers 1st
First graders take a close look at the garbage they create by graphing different types of waste generated in one school day. This important lesson plan should lead to a greater awareness of how much waste can be generated by a small...
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For Teachers 6th
Think-pair-share gets the class warmed up and ready to start considering human impact and pollution in the environment. Students use Inspiration Software to create graphic organizers showing the causes and effects of pollution on soil,...