Micro plastic pollution: We can’t say enough about it… RSP presented at the Missouri Environmental Education Association (MEEA) conference held in October. We conducted one of the lab activities from our new unit on the St. Louis connection to plastic pollution in our ocean. We will come to your school [...]
Resourceful Schools is bringing Metro Theater Company’s production of “Talkin’ Trash”, a play by Nicholas Kryah, to seven St. Louis County schools. This play was inspired, in part, by a Parkway North High School student, Sam Klein. From a young age, Sam knew that recycling and keeping things out of [...]
A sanitary landfill is an engineering marvel that protects our groundwater from contaminated waste. Basically, it is a giant bag that doesn’t leak. In this activity, students are charged with constructing a leak-proof bag using 4 plastic strips and masking tape. The challenge is they are given only a limited amount of tape.
Destiny, the star of the smash hit puppet show, “How Recycling Changed My Life” has extended her engagement in St. Louis County and is now available for summer performances. The smash hit, seen by 1,008 students this past school year, features a sneaky villain, dramatic chase scene, and flying objects! […]
Our free STEAM workshop for middle school science teachers on July 30 will feature lab activities, field trips, community service projects, art, language arts, and more! Come and stake your claim on a Texas-sized island of trash! […]
Looking for an engaging project for your high school marketing class? Attend our free summer workshop! The workshop includes a field trip to a material recovery facility and tips on how advertising and marketing are used in our program. Lunch is also on us! […]
In six weeks 5,700 students in 12 schools collected plastic bottle caps. The day has arrived for St. Louis County’s Resourceful Schools Project staff to pick them up. The truck rattles and the ride is bumpy. Plastic tarps line the floor of the truck to capture any renegade caps that [...]