Students use multiple sources of information to research reuse and recycling options for a variety of household goods.
Students learn about the lifecycle of a plastic product and the nonrenewable resources used to make it.
Students explore the 4Rs hierarchy by looking at the benefits of reusing a plastic bottle before recycling it.
Students practice critical thinking skills while examining their own values related to reducing waste and the consumption of resources.
Students learn how their waste can impact habitat for plants and animals.