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Title: Comparative Landfills
Url: https://ateec.org/comparative-landfills/
Creator: Wishart, Ray
Publisher: Advanced Technology Environmental and Energy Center
Description: This lesson plan from ATEEC will explain solid and hazardous waste management. The activity would be most appropriate for technology studies or high school science classes. In all, it would require about two hours of class time, plus a few minutes a day for several weeks. The purpose of the lesson is to demonstrate what happens to garbage in landfills, and compare it to the process of burying trash. The activity is explained in depth in this lesson plan handout. The lesson plan is available for download as a PDF; users must create a free, quick login with ATEEC to access the materials.
LC Classification: Social sciences -- Industries. Land use. Labor -- Industries. Land use. Labor -- Special industries and trades -- Environmental engineering industries. Pollution control industry
Technology -- Environmental technology. Sanitary engineering -- Environmental technology. Sanitary engineering -- Environmental effects of industries and plants -- Special industries, facilities, activities, etc., A-Z -- Hazardous waste management industry
Technology -- Environmental technology. Sanitary engineering -- Environmental technology. Sanitary engineering -- Municipal refuse. Solid wastes -- Integrated solid waste management
Technology -- Environmental technology. Sanitary engineering -- Environmental technology. Sanitary engineering -- Sewage collection and disposal systems. Sewerage -- Sewage disposal systems -- Sewage sludge treatment and disposal -- Special disposal methods -- Sanitary landfills. Burial
GEM Subject: Science -- Engineering
Science -- Instructional issues
Vocational Education -- Technical
Vocational Education -- Trade and industrial
Vocational Education -- Instructional issues
Key Concept: Environmental engineering -- Solid waste
Environmental engineering -- Landfills
Environmental engineering -- Hazardous waste
Resource Type: Instructional Material
Instructional Material -- Lesson/Lesson Plan
Instructional Material -- Instructor Guide/Manual
Instructional Material -- Experiment/Lab Activity
Format: Document -- PDF
Document -- HTML
Audience: Educator
Learner
Education Level: High School
Higher Education
Higher Education -- Undergraduate (Lower Division)
Higher Education -- Technical Education (Lower Division)
Vocational/Professional Development Education
Language: English
Rights: ATEEC
Access Rights: Free access
Free access with registration
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Source: Advanced Technology Environmental and Energy Center
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