Lessons may be modified in order to be grade level appropriate and used at different grade levels.
  1. Recycling Lesson Plan 1 - Don’t Waste the Moment 
    Driving question- How much of the waste which is thrown away in the school cafeteria may be composted or recycled?

  2. Recycling Lesson Plan #2 – One Man’s Trash is Another Man’s Treasure
    Driving question – What does waste disposal cost anyway?

  3. RecyclingLesson Plan #3 – Waste Not Want Not
    ​Driving question – How does a compost pile reduce waste?

  4. RecyclingLesson Plan #4 – Reclaiming and Replacing
    Driving question – What happens to garbage when it leaves the school or my house?

  5. Recycling Investigations Lesson - include text dependent questions, provide graphical representations of data, prompt students with investigations, and may be used across the curriculum instruction. Lessons may be modified in order to be used at different grade levels. 


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Teachers  -  Educational Outreach Programs offer chances for teachers to win classroom funding prize money.  Teacher Lesson Plans Align to WV Department of Education Content Standards and Objective’s (CSOs) and may be used for across–curriculum instruction.

Recycling Lesson Plans

Special Investigations  

Recycling Newspaper In Education

Plus a Coloring Contest for students K-3 andFreedom Contest students 4-12th grades and the ReFashion Show is open to everyone.

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