School Lesson Plans


Recycle Sort & Color (Grades K-2)  Summary:  Students learn how to sort their waste into recycling or trash using the Denver Recycles purple cart program. 
  Earth Pockets (Grades K-5)  Summary:  Students trace everyday objects back to the natural resources from which they were made and learn how to conserve natural resources and protect animal habitats.
  Reusing Winter Waste (Grades 2-4) Summary:  Students will learn the benefits of reuse by making a winter decoration with reused items.  
  Recycle Tag (Grades 3-5) Summary:  Students play a game that reinforces their knowledge of what materials can and cannot be recycled.   
  It's A Wrap (Grades 3-6) Summary:  Students use math and observation skills to analyze packaging of everyday items, and learn how to conserve natural resources and reduce litter and waste.
  I Want It! I Need It! (Grades 3-6) Summary:  Students play a sorting game to compare the difference between the things they need and the things they want. 
  I Want It! I Need It! (Grades 7-12)  Summary:  Students evaluate the difference between the things they need and the things they want and analyze their consumption habits. 

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