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Title: Exploring Waste and Recycling PDF
Url: http://www.rrcc.edu/green/pdfs/WasteRecycling.pdf
Creator: Camann, Eleanor
Publisher: Red Rocks Community College
Description: This resource, created by Eleanor Camann of Red Rocks Community College, will introduce students to the concept of sustainability in terms of waste products and recycling practices. The overall premise of the project is to "get students to think critically about which earth materials are used to make things, and where all the waste from both mining and consumption ends up." The activity employs skills in basic mathematics, reasoning and writing. It also crosses disciplines by implementing skills in environmental geology and science. The learning activity only takes about two hours of in-class time and an additional three outside of the classroom. It uses simple materials such as a calculator, periodic table, household scale and digital camera. Lessons plans such as these are supported by a grant under the National Science Foundation's Advanced Technological Education (ATE) program.
LC Classification: Geography. Anthropology. Recreation -- Environmental sciences -- Environmental education. Study and teaching. Research
Technology -- Environmental technology. Sanitary engineering -- Environmental technology. Sanitary engineering -- Industrial and factory sanitation -- Industrial and factory wastes -- Special topics -- Recycling
Technology -- Environmental technology. Sanitary engineering -- Environmental technology. Sanitary engineering -- Municipal refuse. Solid wastes -- Recycling
GEM Subject: Science -- Instructional issues
Health -- Environmental health
Key Concept: Environmental engineering -- Industrial waste
Environmental engineering -- Recycling
Date Issued: 2010
Resource Type: Instructional Materials
Lesson Plans
Science Materials
Format: pdf
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
Secondary Education
Students
Teachers
Technical School First Cycle
Technical School Second Cycle
Vocational Training
Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2010-11-09 03:00:02 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2011-08-02 09:06:55 (W3C-DTF)
Source Type: ATE Project
Source: ATE Projects
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Resource URL Clicks: 34
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