Rigsby’s Cleanup Surprise

Students will identify litter as undesirable objects that should have been put in the trash or recycling bin. They will recognize that they have control over litter. Students investigate a park that’s been littered and meet “Rigsby”, the Raccoon, who teaches the harm that litter brings to all of his park pals. They will learn what kinds of litter can be recycled. Students will learn what natural resources we use to make each of the recyclable materials.

Grade: Kindergarten and Lower Elementary.

Science SOLs: K.7, K.11, 1.5, 1.8

Concepts and Vocabulary Introduced

Litter, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Habitat

Duration: 45 - 60 minutes

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