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Adaptive Reuse

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students identify historic buildings in their community that have been adaptively reused. Through "adopting" a building, they will study how recycling of buildings is an environmentally and economically sound practice for communities.
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Brown Bag Kites

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students observe and discuss kites and how they function. They apply recycled materials to kite making. They utilize and develop self-expression. They appreciate art made by others and themselves. They fly their kites.
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Campus Walk

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students explore and study the natural resources found around the school campus and determine what is natural, native, exotic and human-made. They assess what impact the college has in the area and what effort's it's making to curb waste...
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School Survey

For Students 4th - 5th
In this school energy worksheet, students read the questions about school's energy sources, the way school's can recycle, and how energy can be wasted or saved in schools.
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Water Cycle Project

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Young scholars complete a water cycle project. In this Earth science lesson, students use recycled objects from around their homes to illustrate the water cycle. Young scholars illustrate evaporation, condensation, precipitation,...
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Earth Day Counting

For Students 1st
In this Earth Day worksheet, 1st graders focus on counting. Students count the 8 Earth day recycle bins and color the corresponding number.
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Truth or Consequences

For Students 4th - 5th
In this energy conservation worksheet, students answer questions about energy sources and energy use. The worksheet includes both true/false and multiple choice questions. There are 22 questions with answers.
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Paper Capers

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students demonstrate how much paper is thrown away in their classroom in one week. They estimate the weight of paper used, weigh the paper at the end of five days, and discuss how students can use less paper.
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Litter Prevention

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Students determine why litter is undesirable and that littering is a behavior that can be changed. They rank a variety of litter items from "most undesirable" to "least undesirable" and discuss their reasoning. They group the "litter"...
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Environment: Waste Walk

For Teachers 1st - 8th
Students assess the positive and negative affects of humans on the environment. The lesson explores ways in which individuals and societies can reduce the negative impact on the environment. By taking a "waste walk" around their campus,...
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It's A Gas

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students build an organic waste methane generator and learn by running a scientific experiment to see what happens when people alter nature's way of recycling.
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Classroom Conservation

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders suggest ways paper and other natural resources can be used and recycled in the classroom. Students conduct a investigation into paper use and make distinctions among observations, conclusions (inferences), and predictions.
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Radioactive Waste

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students assemble a nuclear waste cube to represent the amount of waste from one person over a period of 20 years that would be left after all stable materials had been recycled. They discuss current methods of containing waste.
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Solid Waste Management

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders examine the role of packaging of everyday products and urge manufacturers to reduce the amount of it. They also discover how many products they use everyday can be recycled.
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The Rotten Truth

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students study the process of decomposition using lunch leftovers and soil. They complete the inquiry over set periods time as they observe the how composting takes place and finally, they sort the materials into biodegradable,...
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Listening to the Prairie

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students, in groups, visit an exhibit and for a prairie scavenger hunt to locate sunflowers and name products made from them. After sketching a prairie dog, they find nature cues farmers use when growing plants and raising animals. The...

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