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13 resources with the keyterm waste reduction

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Streetfilms' Moving Beyond the Automobile

For Teachers 7th - Higher Ed
This is an exceptional series that you can use in an environmental or engineering unit. There are four lessons: "Sustainable Transportation," "Designing for Safety," "Changing the Landscape," and "Engaging in Policy." Each lesson...
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Eco-Healthy Lunch

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners plan healthy lunches and how to dispose of their lunch waste. In this pre-field trip lesson, students and teachers plan healthy, nutritious lunches to bring on a field trip. They also discuss how to sort their garbage into the...
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Energy Efficiency Ambassadors

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Definitely for high schoolers, this activity is an open-ended exploration of energy efficiency. Groups of two to three junior environmental engineers design an experiment to test for efficiency. They prepare a full lab report and poster...
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The Total Package

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students design streamlined packaging designed to reduce waste production. In this waste reduction lesson, students view a diagram to introduce the concept of the engineering design process and discuss ways that packaging can be useful....
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Let's Build a Worm Bin

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Young scholars explore the process of decomposition. In this ecology and measurement lesson, students prepare a worm home to be used for vermicomposting. Young scholars weigh a group of worms and the added food, recording this...
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Reduce, Reuse, Recycle and Compost

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students expand their understanding of solid waste management. They examine the effects of packaging decisions. They study engineering advancements in packaging materials and solid waste management.
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Waste Management

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the topic of waste management. They define key vocabulary words, take a pre-quiz, complete a questionnaire, evaluate their own waste reduction habits, and write a short summary.
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Recycling Challenge

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students organize a school wide recycling effort. In this ecology lesson, students brainstorm ways to manage the school's waste effectively. They recommend and implement solutions to the problem.
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Recycling and Waste Reduction

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Learners list ways to decrease waste and discuss how to recycle different items. In this waste reduction lesson plan, students keep track of everything they throw away for a week and put the items into different categories.
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Recycling and Waste Reduction

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students investigate recycling and waste reduction and its positive impact on the environment. In this environmental science lesson, students determine how and why materials are recycled. They apply their knowledge by making their own...
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Waste Reduction Habits List

For Students 2nd - 4th
In this reduce, reuse, and recycle worksheet, students study the 21 listed tips for waste reduction. This may be used in a variety of classroom activities.
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Where Is Away?

For Teachers K - 3rd
Students explore ways to dispose of trash. In this lesson, students discuss where trash goes when it leaves their house and other inappropriate ways to dispose of trash. Students brainstorm ways to produce less waste.
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Look At A Landfill

For Teachers K - 3rd
Students explore how landfills function. In this landfill lesson, students explore the use of landfills and the decomposition process by creating a model landfill. Students discuss pros and cons to landfills and how potential problems...