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Rip It Up And Start Again - Composting


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Rip It Up And Start Again - Composting

In this activity, learners will experiment to find how long it takes to compost paper. They will create their own compost container and test different variables. Activity includes step-by-step instructions, visual aids, and extension ideas. A Spanish version of the activity is also included.

Quick Guide


Preparation Time:
5 to 10 minutes

Learning Time:
1 to 4 weeks

Estimated Materials Cost:
1 cent - $1 per student

Age Range:
Ages 6 - adult

Resource Type:
Activity

Language:
English, Spanish

Materials List (per student)


  • Sealed container
  • soil
  • water

Keywords


Subjects


  • Life Sciences
    • Ecology

Informal Categories


  • Gardening
  • Nature and Environment

Other


Access Rights:

  • Free access

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Rights:

  • All Rights Reserved, Explora Science Center and Children's Museum, ©2022

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