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34 resources with the keyterm waste management

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Creating Biodiesel and Mitigating Waste

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Biotechnology pros produce their own biofuel using waste oil and fresh vegetable oil. They test the quality of their product using titration techniques and pH analysis. They write their observations and report their findings. Be aware...
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Recycling

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Engage students in developing an environmentally friendly school with this upper-elementary conservation instructional activity. After an introductory discussion about recycling, children practice sorting common classroom items based on...
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Disposing Garbage

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Students explore environmental cleanliness by completing a worksheet in class. In this waste management lesson, students identify the technological advances in society and how they increase waste production our planet is unable to deal...
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What Do We Need In Our Environment To Survive?

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students discuss and write about waste management to save the environment. In this environment activity, students discuss what an alien coming to Earth would notice about the environmental needs of humans for survival. They pretend that...
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COMPOSTING: WHY BOTHER?

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Students explore the composting process and participate in a contest to make the most compost the fastest from the school's kitchen and yard waste.
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Political Choices

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners, in small groups, investigate and present a strategy for waste management in their community using a simulation activity in which each group represents a sector of their community.
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Wasting Times

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Young scholars examine Britain's waste management proposals. In this environmental stewardship lesson, students visit linked websites to gain an understanding of proposals to reduce waste in the nation.
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Recycling Responsibility

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students practice recycling. In this character counts activity, students discuss why students should be responsible about recycling. They cut out pictures from a magazine showing items that can be recycled. 
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Lesson: Litter Hunt

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Young scholars examine the issue of littering. In this waste management instructional activity, students discover what littering is and how it affects the environment.
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Waste Management

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students explore the impact on waste on the environment, and the impact of the 3R's (reduce, reuse and recycle) as a means of diminishing the waste created by humans.
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Media Campaign

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders examine waste management issues. They design a campaign using a variety of presentations to inform the community about waste reduction programs.
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Mock Trial: Roadside Dumpers

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explain our legal system and note the seriousness of environmental crime.
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Urban Ecosystems 4: Metabolism of Urban Ecosystems

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Cities are compared to living, breathing, metabolizing organisms. Fourth in a five-part series of lessons, this one focuses on the flow of materials through a city. Links to interesting websites and images make your delivery of...
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Waste Management

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Four different activities focus on the amount of trash generated and how humans can better manage waste. Learners analyze two days' worth of household garbage, test materials for biodegradability, and rate recyclability of various...
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Is My Business Your Business?

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Learners examine how businesses practice sound waste management. They discuss how to plan a business, identify how to make the least impact on the environment in planning a Kool-Aid stand, and complete Business Costs Worksheets for the...
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Waste Management

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners explore the topic of waste management. They define key vocabulary words, take a pre-quiz, complete a questionnaire, evaluate their own waste reduction habits, and write a short summary.
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Fitting Trash into Yesterday: A Fifth Grade Activity

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders explore the concept of waste management. In this recycling lesson, 5th graders discover the history of waste management and discuss how the U.S. should respond to the issue of ever-increasing waste.
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Molehill or Mountain

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explore the concept of waste management. In this environmental stewardship lesson, students consider the trash generated by people per day and discuss what steps they can personally take to reduce waste.
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Leaky Landfills

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students build a model landfill. In this ground pollution lesson, students use soda bottles to build a model of a landfill. Students observe their model over a period of two weeks and determine safety problems that come from real landfills.
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Love Canal-A Man Made Disaster

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners watch a "Waste Management" Power Point as well as a "Love Canal" PowerPoint (a link is provided for the second presentation). Students write the chemical formula for each chemical and convert the contamination to grams using...
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Land Use Worksheet

For Students 2nd
In this geography skills worksheet, 2nd graders examine 7 uses for land and list examples of each on the provided graphic organizer.
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The 3 Rs of Waste Management

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Students explore the issues pertaining to garbage. In this English lesson, students read an informative text and discuss the issue. Students apply background knowledge and recall information from previous readings. Students brainstorm a...
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War on Waste

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students take a closer look at food waste. In this global studies instructional activity, students perform a waste audit at their school and institute a lunchbox challenge to reduce food waste. Students may also complete the extension...
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Garbage Pizza

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders explore the concept of waste management. In this recycling lesson, 4th graders identify materials that must be landfilled as well as items that may be recycled or reused.