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Types of Waste | Waste In Our World | Paper and Digital

Types of Waste | Waste In Our World | Paper and Digital

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Learn about organic, non-organic, and toxic waste through these activities and assessments that require no more prepping than simply printing the pages (except for the experiment). Students will look at different types of waste and how they are created.

This flexible resource includes:

  • a complete lesson plan which includes modifications for a variety of learning needs with minimal preparation.
  • simple activities to learn about the different types of waste.
  • solid waste, liquid waste and gaseous waste.
  • organic and non-organic waste
  • an experiment to look at oil spills and how it impacts the environment (requires hard-boiled eggs and a bit of prep the day before doing the experiment).
  • a short reading passage about oil.
  • hazard symbols.
  • student pages (with modifications).
  • suggested answers and answer keys.
  • a short reading passage about oil.
  • a short quiz.
  • 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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