Recycling Representatives

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Pupils work in pairs to develop a presentation to a county board about expanding its recycling facilities. A video of a group in California sets the stage for the presentations. Pairs, representing a stakeholder group, research the impact of the recycling facilities on the county and prepare a two-minute statement to the board. 

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Instructional Ideas

  • Either attend a city board meeting or watch a recording of one
  • Invite members of the local government to listen to the presentations
Classroom Considerations

  • Teams need Internet access to conduct research
  • The fifth in a six-part series on recycling

  • Provides a rubric for pupils to consider while making their points
  • Includes a variety of perspectives for the teams to represent

  • None