Grade Level: Elementary School
Discipline: Earth Science & Geology
Students will learn about how far food travels to get to their plate. Students will design and build a food compost pile. Students will connect the dots between the food they eat, the food they waste, and the impact it has on our fragile climate.
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Ward's Vermi Composting Kit
Investigate the biological breakdown and remediation of human food waste in this stimulating semester-long exercise.
Water Cycle in a Box Lab Activity
This activity contains seven exercises that investigate the mechanics behind the water cycle. Students will learn what drives the water cycle and discover that water is the only substance on Earth that exists naturally in all three phases, among other things. It includes all materials for seven investigations and instructions.
Reduce; Reuse; Recycle: A Plastics Identification Lab Activity
Increase students’ awareness of plastics in everyday use. Activities include interpreting recycling symbols on plastic materials, and performing scientific tests (density, alcohol, etc.) to identify various types of plastics.