Reducing, Reusing, and Recycling
Young scholars investigate how to reduce, reuse, and recycle, and ways to biodegrade and compost items. They explore a website and complete an online Treasure Hunt, and create a poster, or a television or newspaper ad.
3rd - 4th Science 14 Views 108 Downloads
Where Trash Goes
Raise environmental awareness with the first lesson plan of this series on waste management. Read a short story about a fifth grader's trip to a landfill and introduce the concepts reduce, reduce, recycle, and compost. Follow up with a...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Slash Trash! Reducing, Reusing and Recycling Our Way to Zero Waste
The other "Three Rs" are covered in this instructional activity: reduce, reuse, and recycle. Over four weeks, conservationists collect data about waste in their own homes. They combine their findings with those of other students in order...
Pre-K - 6th Science
Reduce Our Carbon Footprint, Let’s Compost!
Roll up your sleeves and get a little dirty with this elementary and middle school compost lesson. All you need is a large plastic container, a couple old newspapers, some organic waste, and a few hundred worms and you're ready to start...
4th - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle: Sorting Through Personal Choices
Raise children's awareness about the importance of conservation with this hands-on science instructional activity. Start by breaking the class into groups and having them collect trash from around the school or local park. Young scholars...
2nd - 6th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Classroom Paper Recycling
After reading about the history and recycling of paper, creative crafters collaborate to think of a new process for making recycled paper. A complete teacher's guide and student worksheets are included. There is no written procedure for...
3rd - 12th Technology & Engineering CCSS: Adaptable