Michael Recycles, A Green Superhero
Very cute story about a green superhero changes a town to be more sustainable. Students will sort recycling items by material such as plastics, metals, glass containers and paper products. In addition, students can make superhero hats and/or pins (requires longer than 30 minutes for the craft).
The Day the Trash Went Out to Play
Read a great story of trash coming to life and how the town’s people cleaned it up. Students will sort items that are either recycled or trash.
Where From?, Where Go?
When people recycle, natural resources are used again and again. Students will learn that products come from natural resources and they will determine which materials can be recycled.
The 3 Rs
Reduce, reuse, recycle are ways to decrease the amount of trash going to landfills and it is one way students can be involved with taking care of the earth. Students learn what can be recycled in their community by sorting a trash bucket and demonstrating ideas on how to reduce, reuse and recycle.
Sir Johnny Recycling Adventure
Students will listen to a story on why people should recycle and how paper is made. Students then can make one piece of recycled paper.
A MRF, or material recovery facility, sorts recyclables into categories through the use of machines and human labor. Students will test materials for properties that can be used to demonstrate how to sort recyclables.
Recycling is really easy. Students will sort trash to learn what can be recycled and the benefits of recycling.
Recycle the World
Besides being good for the environment, recycling is good for the economy. Students learn about the manufacturing process and will have the world in their hands as they learn what effects the economics of manufacturing.