For Instructors

The purpose of this activity is to encourage students to develop a sense of duty and possibility that garbage and hazardous wastes can be successfully addressed by developing an action plan to deal with garbage at a local level, based on traditional and innovative approaches to waste problems.

  • 3 activities
  • 2-3 class periods
  • Strategies: Check comprehension, define terms, create an action plan, present proposal, cooperative learning
  • Standards alignment:
    • NGSS: HS-ESS3-4

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