classroom education program of the National Wildlife Federation,
provides ready-to-download classroom activities focused on air, habitat,
wildlife and endangered species, people and the environment, and
Away with Waste! (Gr.K-5)
Listen to a rhyming story to find out about sources of water pollution.
Guilty or Innocent? (Gr.4-8)
Use clues to figure out whether five people in a town are guilty of polluting water.
Plastic in the Sea (Gr.4-8)
Discuss plastic pollution and interpret data about plastic dumping in the ocean.
Go with the Flow (Gr.6-8)
Study a watershed, and then map your local watershed.
Teacher Background Information
Cornell Waste Management
Institute Solid Waste Classroom Activities (K-6)
Trash Goes to School provides you with solid waste background information, activities for K-12 to present a well balanced picture, and ideas on how to use solid waste issues.
Celery Stalkers (Gr. K-3)
To see how plants take up water and any dissolved pollutants.
What Is Oil Really Like? (Gr. 4-6)
To discover the properties in motor oil and see how it reacts when it is put in contact with other natural resources such as water, soil, and plants.
Glossary Of Terms For Grades K-6 is provided by Cornell
Waste Management Institute.
Teacher Background Information On Solid Waste