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Design a Waste Reduction Plan | Waste In Our World | Paper and Digital

Design a Waste Reduction Plan | Waste In Our World | Paper and Digital

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Learn about the different ways to reduce waste and packaging through these activities and assessments that require no more prepping than simply printing the pages. Students will create a waste reduction plan, implement it and then evaluate it.

This innovative resource includes:

  • preventing and reducing waste.
  • ways to reduce water, energy, plastic, paper, household waste, school waste.
  • comparing packaging.
  • qualitative and quantitative data.
  • relevant and valid data.
  • designing and investigating a waste reduction plan.
  • a complete lesson plan which includes modifications for a variety of learning needs with minimal preparation.
  • simple activities to learn about different ways waste can be reduced; some of these ask students to examine their habits.
  • planning pages and suggestions for students to use in the development of a waste reduction plan for home or school.
  • suggested answers.
  • photographs of student examples.
  • student pages in a variety of formats.
  • reflection pages for students.
  • a rubric for the teacher to use for assessment.
  • 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.

Students will need to monitor the success of their plans over several weeks.

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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