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421 resources with the keyterm recycling

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Eco-Healthy Lunch

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

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
"Ecological Services" is a unique look at how natural ecosystems provide resources and supportive processes to sustain human life. It examines the value of food production, gases and water recycling, climate moderation, genetic records,...
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The Waste-Free Lunch

For Students 7th - 10th
Reusable packaging for school lunches seems like a wonderful and eco-friendly idea; however, some children are being chastised for not following one school's guidelines. This New York Times article engages learners in reading...
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Recycled Paper

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders keep track of the amount of paper they consume on a daily, weekly, and monthly basis. The goal of the lesson is to have them all find ways to reduce the amount they use. Everyone creates recycled paper from old newspapers...
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Case of the Missing Pumpkin

For Teachers K - 6th
Scientists define and discuss decomposition, and watch pumpkins decompose and return to soil in classroom experiment. They record the date the experiment began, chart changes in pumpkins on a calendar, count how many days it takes...
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Recycling Quiz

For Students 4th - 6th
Ten multiple questions about recycling comprise this quiz. Administer this as a pre-test prior to presenting a lesson on recycling glass, plastic, and metals. Since an answer key is provided along with comments, you can use it as a guide...
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Earth Day

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Elementary schoolers engage in an inviting lesson plan which helps them learn about Earth Day, and the importance of recycling materials whenever possible. They utilize the Pics4Learning program in order to create many enjoyable and...
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# 15 A Search for Automated Plastics Recycling Separation

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students are challenged to investigate the physical and chemical properties of plastics and use them to design a system that could be used to separate them. 1st year chemistry students use density for separation, students gathered...
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Save the Earth Day

For Teachers 1st
First graders tellacollaborate with other students around the world sharing their ideas about what earth day means to them. They share ways in which they recycle, reduce and reuse.
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Roger Recycle

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students investigate the uses of aluminum and the importance of recycling. they then write a script and produce an informative and entertaining video about about aluminum recycling.
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The Environmental Awareness Digital Video Editing Session

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Get out that camara and make an environmentally informed film to create community awareness. Budding environmentalists examine the harmful effects pollution has on our environmental and the impact of recycling. They research a related...
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Solid Waste and Recycling

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students demonstrate effects of waste on environment and ways of reducing it, observe how much packaging goes into bag lunches each day, and survey their families to assess awareness levels and household recycling practices. Lessons all...
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Solid Waste

For Teachers 5th - 8th
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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Piles of Paper

For Teachers K - 6th
Track how much paper their class uses in a week. They will pile their used paper into one place, each day the pile is measured. They make predictions about how much paper they would collect in a month, then recycle the paper.
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Make Your Own Paper

For Teachers 1st - 8th
Students create their own paper from recycled products. Students describe the steps of the paper-making process, then practice making their own.
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Keeping Up with Trash

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Apply the concept of unit conversion to how much trash is recycled in the United States. Pupils are given the amount of aluminum, glass, and paper products recycled daily, they convert the daily amount of recyclables into weekly,...
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Litter and Recycling: Saving our Environment

For Teachers 5th
Have your class explore the effects of littering on wildlife and the benefits of recycling with this resource. Learners do several activities relating to litter. They collect litter, create a poster, and work in groups to come up with...
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The Effects of Pollution!

For Teachers 3rd
Learners examine pollution and how it affects the environment. They discuss how human activities lead to more pollution. They talk about the importance of recycling. There is a skit, resource links, and activities provided to make this a...
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Recycling and Composting

For Teachers 1st - 7th
Young scholars set up composting sites that allow food scraps and paper to be recycled by nature. They are introduced to one aspect of recycling; composting. Students see how God recycles as the worms change garbage into something that...
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Environmental Awareness and Children's Literature

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Use an alternative setting for pregnant teens and young mothers, as well as special education children to examine environmental topics through literature. Included in this unit is a visit to neighborhood libraries to select children's...
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Nature's Perfect Recycler

For Teachers 1st - 6th
What a great way to start a recycling lesson! Introduce your students to the dung beetle! They will get a kick out of "nature's perfect recycler," when they learn about the  scarab beetle's way of life: eating dung and rotting...
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Earth Day Guide to Being Green

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Have fun completing Earth Day related activities while learning about simple ways to preserve the Earth. Implement some of the ideas for going green as a class, like cleaning up a local park or planting a tree at school.
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Reduce, Reuse, Recycle and Respect

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders study the vocabulary that is associated with recycling and tell what recycling is. In this recycling lesson, 2nd graders use flash cards and Concentration type games to learn the vocabulary associated with recycling. They...
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Recycling Crayon Pieces

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students discover the different states of matter by melting crayon stubs. By molding them into shapes and characters, they demonstrate recycling and waste reduction practices. They write in their journals about the experiment.