Recycled Science

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Recycled Science


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This lesson uses a book called Recycled Science by Tammy Enz and Jodi Wheeler-Toppen. The purpose of this lesson is to explore how common household items can be re-used to make something new, the science behind constructing these new items, and the impact of waste on the environment. In this lesson, students explore how many different items that are considered trash can be reused to create something new.

Content Standard(s):
SC2015 (2015)
Grade: 5
16 ) Collect and organize scientific ideas that individuals and communities can use to protect Earth's natural resources and its environment (e.g., terracing land to prevent soil erosion, utilizing no-till farming to improve soil fertility, regulating emissions from factories and automobiles to reduce air pollution, recycling to reduce overuse of landfill areas).

Alabama Alternate Achievement Standards
AAS Standard:
SCI.AAS.5.16- Identify a human action that can help the environment.

Tags: engineering, garbage, Jodi WheelerToppen, natural resources, Recycled Science, recycling, reduce, reuse, Tammy Enz, waste disposal
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