Think Earth

Students will identify natural resources and consider ways that they can personally reduce consumption of resources to protect the earth. Water consumption and pollution are discussed in detail. Students are also introduced to the US waste stream and energy use. The students will explore items made from recycled and/or renewable materials.

Grade: 1st and Lower Elementary.

Science SOLs: K.7, K.11, 1.5, 1.6, 1.8

Concepts and Vocabulary Introduced

Natural Resources, Conservation, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Landfill, Environment, Litter, Fossil Fuels, Stormwater Runoff, Waste Stream, Pollution, Animal Waste, Renewable, Nonrenewable

Duration: 45 - 60 minutes

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