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Pollution and Waste Audit: Making Responsible Decisions about Waste


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    Association of Zoos and Aquariums

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Pollution and Waste Audit: Making Responsible Decisions about Waste

In this activity, learners discover the three R's of environmental protection: reduce, reuse, and recycle. Over a two day period, learners audit their home or school and start a recycling program to help educate others on the impacts of waste.

Quick Guide


Preparation Time:
Under 5 minutes

Learning Time:
1 to 7 days

Estimated Materials Cost:
free

Age Range:
Ages 8 - 18

Resource Type:
Activity

Language:
English

Materials List (per student)


  • Copies of the Waste Audit worksheet (included on activity PDF)

Subjects


  • Life Sciences
    • Ecology
      • Human Impact

Informal Categories


  • Nature and Environment

Audience


To use this activity, learners need to:

  • see
  • read

Learning styles supported:

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

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Access Rights:

  • Free access

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Rights:

  • All Rights Reserved, Association of Zoos and Aquariums, ©2009

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