All About Recycling

Students will learn about recycling, how it works, why it’s important, and what they can do to help. Local recycling programs will be discussed so students know how to incorporate this lesson into their daily lives. Students will see a variety of new materials that were recycled from other materials.

Grade: 4th and Upper Elementary.

Science SOLs: 3.3, 3.6, 3.10, 4.5, 4.9, 5.7

Concepts and Vocabulary Introduced

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Natural Resources, Consumption, Conservation, Petroleum, Ore, Mineral, Deforestation, Renewable, Nonrenewable, Landfill

Equipment Needed: Projector for Powerpoint or Computer/Smartboard

Duration: 45 - 60 minutes

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