Organic and Inorganic Recycling

Learners examine their role in polluting the environment and discuss the importance of recycling. In groups, they place earthworms into compost piles to observe why they are considered natural recyclers. They also practice sorting a pile of materials into recycleable and non-recyclable objects. To end the activity, they discover how paper and plastic are recycled.

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