The Material Cycle and Me

Reduce, recycle, and reuse reuse materials. Young environmentalists gather to find ways to conserve materials found in the recycle bin and then try to upcycle.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Have your class save recycle materials and individually/groups create a work of art to show and tell with others 
  • Take a field trip to your local recycling center
  • Discuss the word upcycle
Classroom Considerations

  • Make sure your class has a recycle container
  • Need classroom supplies of pencils, paper, and markers 
Pros

  • Ecological awareness
  • Go green guide
Cons

  • None
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