Students gather information on composting. They create their own compost pile using proper materials from the lunchroom. They work together to record observations.
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Reduce Our Carbon Footprint, Let’s Compost!
Roll up your sleeves and get a little dirty with this elementary and middle school compost lesson plan. All you need is a large plastic container, a couple old newspapers, some organic waste, and a few hundred worms and you're ready...
4th - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable
From A (Away) to Z (Zero)
Schools generate a lot of trash. This lesson plan has groups collect data about the amount of trash that people generate at school over a period of time. They sort the trash and determine the amounts based upon type. The class determines...
5th - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable
A Design You’ll Dig: Designing a Habitat for Worms
Learners discover how worms contribute to the balance of the environment. In this composting lesson, students study the composting and decomposition processes. Learners then create habitats for worms that allow them to do their jobs.
6th - 8th Science