People and Environment
Cornell Waste Management Institute--Solid Waste Classroom Activities (K-6)
Aluminum Recycling (Gr. K-3)
Let's Get Organized (Gr. K-3)
To teach organizational skills and involve youth in the planning of their school and home recycling project.
Making Paper From Paper (Gr. K-3)
Plants From Trash (Gr. K-3)
To observe how plants recycle themselves.
Where Should It Go? Recycle? Compost?
Incinerate? Landfill? (Gr. K-3)
To understand that solutions to garbage disposal problems are varied and complex.
History of Glass (Gr. 4-6)
To learn about the history of glass, what it is made of, and how it is used.
Recycled Water? (Gr. 4-6)
To investigate how water is recycled in a small environment and to learn on a small scale how water is cycled on earth.
Recycling Word Search (Gr. 4-6)
To become familiar with what kinds of solid wastes can be recycled.
Solid Waste/Recycling (Gr. 4-6)
To see what percentage of waste is packaging.
Speak Up For Recycling (Gr. 4-6)
Students will present a persuasive, well-organized speech promoting the establishment of a school recycling program.
Trash Trivia Game (Gr. 4-6)
To learn facts and figures about recycling and solid waste disposal.
Glossary Of Terms For Grades K-6 is
provided by Cornell Waste Management Institute.
Teacher Background Information On Solid
EPA's RECYCLE CITY!
Welcome! There's a lot to do here -- people and places to visit and plenty of ways to explore how the city's residents recycle, reduce, and reuse waste.
Information for Teachers
The Imagination Factory
This is an excellent, innovative site, which promotes recycling through art.