Managing Waste and Recycling Grades 5-8
- Author : Summers, Eleanor M.
Teach About A Greener Tomorrow. Students will address pre and post-consumer waste, smog, managing landfills, incinerators, and oil spills. Get your students thinking about and developing their own opinions on how to reduce waste. and preserve their environment. This easy-to-use, teacher-friendly resource provides 30+ information-packed reproducible activities that focus on recycling and managing our waste. 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?
- 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?
96 pages including an answer key.
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