Understanding Garbage & Our Environment Book

Understanding Garbage & Our Environment Book

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Understanding Garbage & Our Environment Book

Understanding Garbage & Our Environment Book

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Understanding Garbage & Our Environment Book

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Builds science process skills while promoting awareness of complex environmental issues. Helps middle school students make wise choices about solid waste management through role-playing a town meeting. Examines subjects such as recycling, waste-related illness, source reduction, and more.
  • Links to National Science Education Standards
  • 305 pages
  • 8 lessons, 20 hands-on investigations
  • Grades 5-8

Table Of Contents

  • Acknowledgements
  • Foreword
  • Introduction
  • Annotated List of Lessons
  • Components of Lessons
  • Safety Procedures
  • Relationship to National Science Education Standards
  • Involvement of Solid Waste and Environmental Professionals
  • Lesson 1: Introduction to Solid Waste
  • Teacher Background on Solid Waste Management
  • Trash Trouble in Tacktown, Part A Teacher Notes
  • Student Information 1
  • Student Information 2
  • Risky Business Teacher Notes
  • Student Background
  • Student Instructions
  • The Garbage Gazette Getting a Degree in Garbage
  • Lesson 2: Waste Characterization
  • Teacher Background on Waste Characterization
  • Whats Waste?
  • Teacher Notes
  • Student Instructions
  • The Garbage Gazettes Garbage Takes a Vacation"
  • "Archaeologists Find Garbage Tells the Truth"
  • Lesson 3: Health Concerns
  • Teacher Background
  • You Can Catch Me, You Dirty Rat
  • Teacher Notes
  • Name That Disease
  • Teacher Notes
  • Student Background
  • Student Instructions
  • The Garbage Gazettes "A Thousand Years Without a Bath"
  • "Toxic Waste and You"
  • Lesson 4: Source Reduction
  • Teacher Background
  • One LiterTo Go
  • Teacher Notes
  • Student Instructions
  • Wrap It Up
  • Teacher Notes
  • Student Instructions
  • The Garbage Gazettes "War of the Packing Fillers"
  • "Enjoying Fresh Milk...In the Desert?"
  • Lesson 5: Reusing Materials
  • Teacher Background
  • Student Background
  • Treasures from Trash
  • Teacher Notes
  • Student Instructions
  • Shrinking Crafts
  • Teacher Notes
  • Student Instructions
  • The Garbage Gazettes "Earthships Take Off"
  • "Dont Dismiss Disposables"
  • Lesson 6: Resource Recovery
  • Not Eggsactly Decomposing
  • Teacher Notes
  • Student Instructions
  • Compost Columns
  • Teacher Background
  • Teacher Notes
  • Student Instructions
  • Teacher Background for "Now Separate It!" and "Trash in the Newspaper"
  • Student Background for "Now Separate It!" and "Trash in the Newspaper"
  • Now Separate It! Teacher Notes
  • Student Instructions
  • Trash in the Newspaper
  • Teacher Notes
  • Student Instructions
  • How Good Is Your Fuel?
  • Teacher Background
  • Teacher Notes
  • Student Instructions
  • The Garbage Gazettes
  • "Fluff Up a Milk Jug for a Good Nights Sleep?"
  • "Natures Garbage Disposal"
  • Lesson 7: Disposal Methods
  • Teacher Background for "Design Your Own Landfill" and "Believe It Can RotOr Not"
  • Design Your Own Landfill
  • Teacher Notes
  • Student Instructions
  • Student Information
  • Believe It Can RotOr Not
  • Teacher Notes
  • The Bottom Line(r)
  • Student Instructions
  • Household Hazardous Waste
  • Teacher Background
  • Teacher Notes
  • Student Instructions
  • Student Information
  • The Garbage Gazette
  • "A Timeline of Trash Disposal"
  • Lesson 8: Conclusion
  • Life Cycle Assessment
  • Teacher Background
  • Teacher Notes
  • Student Instructions
  • Student Information A
  • Student Information B
  • Student Information C
  • Trash Trouble in Tacktown, Part B Teacher Notes
  • Student Analysis Questions
  • The Garbage Gazette "Garbage Fact and Fiction"
  • References
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Additional Information

SKU

RBK6507

Weight

2.2 lb

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