The Trash We Pass
Students engage in a study of trash and how it is disposed of in the environment. They also research the impact of recycling and its effects upon the disposal amounts. Students calculate the advantages of recycling using real world measurements.
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Reduce Our Carbon Footprint, Let’s Compost!
Roll up your sleeves and get a little dirty with this elementary and middle school compost instructional activity. All you need is a large plastic container, a couple old newspapers, some organic waste, and a few hundred worms and you're...
4th - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Waste and Recycling: Recycling and Energy Recovery
Reduce, reuse, recycle, and recover. Young environmentalists learn about the overwhelming amount of garbage produced and discover better ways to minimize their impact on Earth by learning the difference between garbage and recyclables.
6th - 8th Science
New Review Don't Trash the Earth
The local landfill is almost out of space, and your class needs to help! Scholars evaluate the school and community waste management policies and procedures. They then develop a new recycling plan including cost analysis and data. Teams...
6th - 8th Science CCSS: Designed