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How Long Does Trash Last

Students work in cooperative groups to estimate how long trash lasts in a landfill. They study environmental consequences of not recycling and use graph-making software to create a graph that illustrates the lifespan of trash items discussed in the activity.

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Resource Details

3rd - 8th
Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning