Recycle Today!

This Recycle Today! activity & project also includes:

Explore different types of recyclable materials in the second lesson of this three-part series. First, discuss and brainstorm different metal, plastic, glass, and paper products that can be recycled rather than thrown in the trash. Young conservationists then make posters displaying each category to support recycling in their homes. Finally, the class develops and implements a plan for reducing trash at school. A resource to use during Earth Day that encourages children to take an active role in preserving the planet.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Pros

  • Lesson provides meaningful opportunities for learners to apply their understanding of recycling
  • Offers ideas for activities that extend learning about recycling
  • All lesson materials are included in both English and Spanish
Cons

  • Teacher will need to modify discussions to support the participation of all students
Common Core