We found 112 resources with the concept landfills
2008 AP® Environmental Science Free-Response QuestionsLesson Planet
10th - 12th
Some of the oiliest creatures on earth may be the answer to our energy crisis! Using a four-question assessment, resource scholars consider the use of microalgae as fuel among other environmental science topics. Each question has several...
The Lowdown — The Math of Trash: Percents and ProportionsLesson Planet
2 mins 6th CCSS: Designed
Don't toss the lesson in the trash. Scholars watch an informative, up-to-date video that discusses how percents and proportions help clarify data about trash, recycling, and climate change. They consider their own trash output and create...
Filling Our Land with LandfillsLesson Planet
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Though it consists of only 5 percent of the world population, the US generates 40 percent of the world's waste. Scholars learn about landfills, their safety, and other options for handling solid waste. They use experiments and research...
Turning Food Waste Into a ResourceLesson Planet
5 mins 5th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
One in every seven truckloads of perishable foods delivered to grocery stores gets thrown away. Is there anything that can be done with this waste? One solution is to recycle the old produce and turn it into fertilizer. The video, part...
Garbage Doesn't LieLesson Planet
3 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
What does your garbage say about you? Young scientists dig through a video about things people cast aside. The narrator shows the fascinating things in George Washington's garbage pile, ancient Roman garbage, and how the landfills we...
Green Chemistry - Principle 10Lesson Planet
2 mins 9th - 12th
Waste not, want not! Pupils learn how plant-based products are making a dent in the volume of solid waste placed in landfills each year in part 10 of a 12-part series discussing the principles of green chemistry. The video includes other...
Fibers, Dyes, and the EnvironmentLesson Planet
6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Nanofibers can be made through electrospinning or force spinning in order to reduce the negative impact on the environment. Pupils study the role of fibers and dye on the environment through a series of five hands-on activities. Then,...
Environmental SciencesLesson Planet
K - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Whether you are teaching environmental science in junior high or studying recycling in kindergarten, there is something for all in this set of lessons designed for environmental education. The 110-page packet comes with tips for teaching...
What Really Happens to the Plastic You Throw AwayLesson Planet
4 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Inspire environmentally conscious young minds with an exceptional video, which traces the life cycles of three different plastic bottles after they are thrown away and move through the earth with different journeys through a landfill, an...
Conserving Natural ResourcesLesson Planet
K - 3rd CCSS: Adaptable
Trying to plan an engaging elementary science unit on natural resources? Conserve your energy! This five-part series of lessons and hands-on activities has exactly what you need to teach young scholars about the importance of conservation.
Closing the Loop: A Game about TrashLesson Planet
4th - 8th
Dice and playing cards are used to play a "resourceful" board game! Correct answers to questions on the cards get garbage to be reused, recycled, or composted, while incorrect answers get garbage sent to the landfill. Landfill points are...
Lesson 8: Making Mountains out of LandfillsLesson Planet
6th - 12th
How can trash generate electricity? Do we really throw away one-quarter of our food each year? Learners explore these concepts and more in this study on landfills. Watch the five-minute video and discuss using the questions provided....