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Where Does Our Waste Go?

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This podcast is part of the series: Take Pride Statewide

Creator:

Auntie Litter


School/Organization:

Auntie Litter, Inc.

Overview:

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.


Length: 14:45

Aligned to the following ALEX lesson plan:

Where Does Our Waste Go?

Content Areas: Science, Social Studies

Alabama Course of Study Alignments and/or Professional Development Standard Alignments:

SS2010 (3) Geographic and Historical Studies: People, Places, and Regions
3. Describe ways the environment is affected by humans in Alabama and the world. (Alabama)
Examples: crop rotation, oil spills, landfills, clearing of forests, replacement of cleared lands, restocking of fish in waterways
  • Using vocabulary associated with human influence on the environment, including irrigation, aeration, urbanization, reforestation, erosion, and migration
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