Explore our collection of activities related to Waste! The age ranges are suggestions only, many can be adapted to various age groups (please note that the numbers listed are AGES, not grades)
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Name: Start a Vermi-Compost Bin Theme: Waste Age Range: 8-18yrs Time Needed: 30min Description: Students learn about composting as a way to divert food waste from the landfill. Our food scraps can go back to the earth, completing the food cycle, by being composted. Contact Ecology North at firstname.lastname@example.org to ask about getting worms for your classroom!
Name: Recycling Relay Theme: Waste Age Range: 6-12yrs Time Needed: 10-20min Description: Learn about the importance of recycling and what waste goes in which bin.
Name: Musical Instruments out of Trash Theme: Waste Age Range: 5-10yrs Time Needed: 30min Description: Students learn about the value of repurposing materials and try to find a fun use for something they would otherwise throw out.