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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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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
Students explore garbage. In this landfill lesson, students investigate how much garbage is collected in landfills on average each day. Students discover hazardous materials that are disposed of improperly and the effects of these...
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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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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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Garbage in the Garden

For Teachers K - 3rd
Students create their own compost.  In this soil lesson, students fill a bag with waste and soil, in order to create a mini compost bin. Students observe the baggies over a 6 week period, they record their findings and collect data on...
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How Much Is Too Much?

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students examine polluted drinking water and the risks involved in its consumption.  In this contamination lesson students complete a lab activity to understand parts per million and determine what level of polluted drinking water they...
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Learn from the Past

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students explore Confucianism. In this philosophy lesson plan, students read the writings of Confucius and discover the meaning behind them. Students answer critical thinking questions and search the internet for additional information.
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Applied Science - Built Environment Lab

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Learners evaluate trash. In this Science lesson, students collect and weigh trash from their classrooms. Learners categorize the trash and the corresponding weights, recording the information on a data sheet.
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Water Conservation

For Teachers K - 5th
Students identify ways to conserve water. In this environmental lesson, students use a water use checklist to identify how much water they use in one day. Students analyze the data and brainstorm ways to conserve water.
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What Will Biodegrade?

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students create their own landfill where they observe materials that will and won't biodegrade. In this biodegrading lesson plan, students discuss the concept of a landfill and what materials biodegrade into soil and which ones stay in...
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Pollution and Marine Life

For Students 7th - 9th
In this pollution and marine life worksheet, students use 9 given terms related to types of pollution and ocean food chains to complete sentences. Students number the effects of human sewage and soil runoff that harm ocean organisms in...
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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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Waste

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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Pollution

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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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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Vermiculture Food Waste Compost Program for Touchstone School

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students explore the advantages of composting.  In this recycling lesson students complete a worm compost project and collect food waste to feed them. 
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Fashion Forward, Fashion Functional

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students consider the implications of waste. In this waste streams lesson, students learn what waste streams are and identify their impact on the environment. Students also recycle waste materials to create functional objects.
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Recycling and Waste Reduction

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students investigate recycling and waste reduction and its positive impact on the environment. In this environmental science lesson, students determine how and why materials are recycled. They apply their knowledge by making their own...
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Power Up with Nature

For Teachers 4th - 6th
In this earth science worksheet, students read the chart provided to find out other ways they can get energy from nature. Then they follow the directions and respond to each short answer question that follow.
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"I'm Warm Now"

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders predict the amount of time and the quantity of water wasted when waiting for water to warm up. They collect data for the sinks. They calculate the average of water wasted per day and make projections for the city, state,...