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Every American Recycling Together Helps
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In this podcast from The Friends of Auntie Litter", Mr. Grody refuses to put litter in its proper place!  A group of children witnesses the harmful effects of Mr. Grody's propensity for polluting and are inspired to join Auntie Litter's Pollution Patrol.  Enlightened by a logical, clear explanation from Auntie Litter, they discover the difference between organic and inorganic waste.  With help from Auntie Litter, the Pollution Patrol has a great time convincing Mr. Grody to Reuse, Reduce Waste, and Recycle.  In the end, each Patroller learns creative ways he or she can make a world of difference saving our land from litter.


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Where Does Our Waste Go?
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Think about it; the average person makes 3.5 pounds of trash a day/1,176 pounds a year!  The Grunge thinks the idea of all this waste is exciting, but most people don't agree.  In this podcast from The Friends of Auntie Litter", the Pollution Patrol follows the steps involved in trash disposal.  Tessie the Talking Tree discussed the impact of landfills, which leads to the path nature takes to decompose its waste.


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Subject: Cross-Disciplinary - History , Cross-Disciplinary - Informal Education , Social Studies - Civics , Social Studies - Comparative Political Systems , Social Studies - State History , Social Studies - United States Constitution , Social Studies - United States Government , Social Studies - United States History , Social Studies - World History , Informal Education - Academic Enrichment
Title: Where Is the Tallest Waterfall?     
Description: The closest many of us come to a waterfall is our daily shower. The showerhead can't hold a candle to Mother Nature's beauty, though. Let's learn about waterfalls!
Thinkfinity Partner: Wonderopolis
Grade Span: K,PreK,1,2,3,4,5



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Subject: Cross-Disciplinary - History , Cross-Disciplinary - Informal Education , Cross-Disciplinary - Technology , Science - Engineering , Science - Physical Sciences , Social Studies - Anthropology , Social Studies - Civics , Social Studies - Comparative Political Systems , Social Studies - Current Events/Issues , Social Studies - State History , Social Studies - Technology and Civilization , Social Studies - United States History , Social Studies - Urban Studies , Social Studies - World History , Informal Education - Academic Enrichment , Informal Education - Technology Training
Title: How Hot Is the Sun?     
Description: Whew! There's a heat wave in Wonderopolis today, and it's all the sun's fault! Just how hot is that thing? Find out in today's Wonder of the Day.
Thinkfinity Partner: Wonderopolis
Grade Span: K,PreK,1,2,3,4,5



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