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In this environmental activity (page 6 of the PDF), learners identify household products that are recyclable and explore the different types of recyclable plastics. Although this was created as a pre-visit activity for a workshop about garbage and recycling, it also makes an excellent stand-alone activity.

Quick Guide


Preparation Time:
Under 5 minutes

Learning Time:
30 to 45 minutes

Estimated Materials Cost:
free

Age Range:
Ages 8 - 14

Resource Type:
Activity

Language:
English

Materials List (per student)


Subjects


  • Life Sciences
    • Ecology
      • Human Impact
  • Mathematics
    • Data Analysis and Probability
      • Data Collection
  • The Nature of Technology
    • Technology and Society
      • Impacts of Technology
      • Technology and the Environment

Informal Categories


  • Nature and Environment

Audience


To use this activity, learners need to:

  • see
  • read
  • touch

Learning styles supported:

  • Uses STEM to solve real-world problems
  • Involves hands-on or lab activities

Other


Includes alignment to state and/or national standards

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