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Creating a Mini-Landfill

Students create a min-landfill from lunchbox waste to discover what happens when they throw away packaging and scraps. Using a clear plastic bin, they throw away their trash and layer it with scoops of soil. Students observe what types of rubbish are biodegradable and which types do not rot.

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Resource Details

Grade
4th - 6th
Subjects
Science
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
14 days
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
Included Materials
  • Project