Students determine the percentage increase in output of solid waste in the U.S. They determine the length of time it takes for throw away items to decompose.
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TE Activity: Trash Talkin'
Students collect and categorize solid waste produced in the classroom. They weigh the waste that has been collected over one week's time, and separate it into recyclable and non-recyclable waste. They talk about the role of engineers in...
3rd - 5th Technology & Engineering
New Review Composting: Why Bother?
The first STEM lesson in a group of 10 explores composting. After discussing how to make a better tomorrow, classes are challenged to track garbage in their communities, visit a local waste management facility, and conduct a survey about...
8th - 10th Science CCSS: Adaptable