Managing Waste & Recycling Grades 5-8

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  • Author : Summers, Eleanor M.

Teach About A Greener Tomorrow In this book you will find many questions about waste management. The purpose of all these questions is to get your students thinking about and developing their own opinions on how this should be done. It will also encourage them to search for the answers to questions they may not even be aware of.

Motivate students' enthusiasm and interest in preserving their environment. This easy-to-use, teacher-friendly resource provides 30+ information-packed reproducible activities that focus on recycling and managing our waste.

Students will address pre and post-consumer waste, smog, managing landfills, incinerators, and oil spills. A teacher guide, resource list, and answer key are included.

WHAT IS WASTE?

  • What is Waste? 
  • What are the Different Types of Waste? 
  • What is the History of Waste Management?
  • How is Solid Waste Disposed of?
  • When Does Waste Cause Problems?
  • What is Pre-Consumer Waste?
  • What is Post-Consumer Waste? 
  • What are Hazardous Wastes? 
  • What is Pollution? 
  • How Does Waste Affect the Oceans? 

HOW SHOULD WE DEAL WITH WASTE?

  • What is Conservation? 
  • Why Should We Reduce and Reuse? 
  • How Does Recycling Work? – The Process 
  • How Does Recycling Work? – The Results
  • What is Composting?
  • How Can We Conserve Fresh Water? 
  • How Can We Clean the Air? 
  • How Can We Live Sustainably? 

WHAT ARE THE GLOBAL EFFECTS OF WASTE MANAGEMENT?

  • Which Countries Have the Greatest Global Impacts?
  • How Does Waste Affect Public Health? 
  • What is Agricultural Waste? 
  • What is Construction Waste? 
  • How Does Waste from Mines Impact Us? 
  • What are Oil Spills? 
  • What are the Effects of Waste from Natural Disasters? 
  • What is Space Junk? 
  • What is the Cost of Waste? 
  • When has Waste Management Been Successful? 

HOW CAN I HELP?

  • What Do I Do With Household Hazardous Waste? 
  • Over-packaged? 
  • Does Your Community Produce Excess Emissions? 
  • How Can Biomass Benefit You? 
  • How Can You Spread the Word? 
  • Is Nuclear Fuel the Way to Go? 
  • Can Your School Achieve Zero Waste? 
  • How Many Batteries Can You Recycle?
  • What Words Go There? 
  • Where Did the Words Go? 
  • How Do You Feel About Waste Now? 
  • How Much Do You Know?

This book supports many of the fundamental concepts and learning outcomes from the curriculums for these provinces: Ontario, Grade 7, Science, Understanding Life Systems, Interactions in the Environment.

96 pages including an answer key.

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