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Waste In Our World Lessons | The Rs of Waste | Paper and Digital

Waste In Our World Lessons | The Rs of Waste | Paper and Digital

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Teach the Rs of waste like recycle, reuse, reduce, recover, regift, repurpose and so many more through these activities and assessments that require no more prepping than simply printing the pages. Students will read a variety of media texts and then design logos to represent their learning.

This innovative resource includes:

  • a complete lesson plan which includes modifications for a variety of learning needs with minimal preparation.
  • waste management and reduction methods: recycle, rot (compost), reuse, reduce, repair, refill, review, repackage, restore, repurpose, refit, regift, recover, refuse and return
  • comparing different waste management methods over time.
  • a variety of texts available for paper printing and online use to save paper or use for online teaching. The digital version uses Google Slides.
  • lessons that include drawing, reading, and analyzing.
  • suggested answers.
  • photographs of student examples.
  • student pages and templates.
  • extension opportunities for your students.
  • ideas for how to use this resource in the classroom, online, or a mix.
  • a digital version of all the student pages that use Google Slides. You must download the PDF file and use the access link in the file to get your digital copy.
  • an alignment guide for Alberta Outcomes.

This resource aligns with:

  • Grade 4 Alberta Program of Studies unit on Waste in Our World (old outcomes)
  • Alberta Science Curriculum © 2022 Grade 4 (new outcomes)

This resource supports:

  • any upper elementary or middle school science unit about waste reduction, types of waste, environmental stewardship, or Earth Day.

This resource is part of our Waste in Our World Bundle (not recommended for Alberta teachers).

Do you teach science in Alberta? We have science units for you!

                                                                                          Ninja Note: This file is a PDF and requires printing or copying the digital file. To use the digital version click on the link inside the PDF.

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