The Academy of Science – St. Louis is accepting registrations through Dec. 19 for Greening Your Future, a high-impact and informative science careers program that introduces students to real-world science and and possibilities of future science careers.
The program can accommodate four groups of 20-25 students in grades 6-8 per […]
The Resourceful Schools Project has distributed bins to schools in order to assist them in their recycling efforts. We are happy to be able to provide a limited number of classroom bins again this year. We are excited that so many schools now have the ability to participate in single-stream […]
Recycling & Economics
The Zero Waste Project
Recycling & Climate Change
Pass the Tomatoes Please
The Carbon Games
Litter & Waste Reduction
Pick Up a New Attitude
All three of these lessons are in this pdf.
Are you holding an event to celebrate this year? If so, go to www.americarecyclesday.org and get recognition for your school! On their website you can also find toolkits and resources to promote recycling at your school.
If you are looking for programming for a PTO meeting or events in your school community, we offer presentations on solid waste issues intended for adult audiences. The environment provides an important service that protects human health; it receives our wastes.
The Saint Louis County Health Department is one of […]
This activity challenges students to separate materials in a similar way to how it happens in real life. Recycling is a service offered in our communities and is a familiar practice to most students in their homes and schools. Most of us now have single-stream recycling which means that we […]
You may have heard about the “Garbage Patch”, an island the size of Texas floating in the Pacific Ocean, but it may not be what you imagine. Much of the pollution caught in all of our ocean’s gyres is actually a slurry of many-sized pieces of plastic; some smaller than […]
“Decomposer Detectives” is an activity in which students explore samples of working compost to find creatures that are a part of the decomposer community. Sometimes terrific, insect-filled compost samples are hard to come by so, as a solution to this problem, we have combined this activity with the “World of […]
Our new puppet show stars an elementary student named Destiny. The 15-20 minute presentation is interactive, features a villain, contains an exciting chase scene, and has a conclusion that young students can readily recognize as actually happening in real life. The puppet show can be performed for multiple classes […]
As the list of what can be recycled keeps expanding, families everywhere are trying to figure out what to do with their empty trash cans! Find out everything you can recycle at RecyclingBecomesMe.com