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135 minutes
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9 / 10 / 11 / 12
Civics and Government, Geography, Reading or Language Arts, Science, Social Studies, Technology, Writing

Through this lesson, students will determine if the use of composting is a viable way to offset waste; They will conduct a comparative study and research other countries’ efforts to minimize waste and maximize recycling.

How can schools reduce the waste that goes into the landfill?
How do our everyday actions impact the waste management process?
50 minutes
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9 / 10 / 11 / 12
Career and Technical Education (CTE), Engineering, Environmental Education, Science

Students learn about the complex interactions between Earth’s major systems, as well as how those systems are impacted by human actions. Students participate in a town hall-style meeting to experience the complexity of real-world debate into human impact.

130 minutes
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9 / 10 / 11 / 12
Career and Technical Education (CTE), Engineering, Environmental Education, Science

Students will learn about the realities of e-waste, how it fits into waste management, and the dangers it poses to the environment. Students develop and implement an e-waste collection and disposal campaign.

60 minutes
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9 / 10 / 11 / 12
Career and Technical Education (CTE), Engineering, Environmental Education, Science

Using real materials, students examine different contents that make up their garbage and create a pie chart to illustrate their findings. Students discuss the issues of waste and possible solutions.

When you use water at home or school, where does that water come from?
95 minutes
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9 / 10 / 11 / 12
Career and Technical Education (CTE), Engineering, Environmental Education, Science

Students will become engineers and design a water purification system. They will review the engineering design process as they use it during their investigation.

70 minutes
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9 / 10 / 11 / 12
Career and Technical Education (CTE), Engineering, Environmental Education, Science

Students will conduct research to find out their community’s water portfolio. Students will collect water samples from various locations in their community and test them for approved contaminants.

45 minutes
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9 / 10 / 11 / 12
Career and Technical Education (CTE), Engineering, Environmental Education, Science

Students will design and construct a model of a section of their community’s water infrastructure. Students will focus on their school’s water source.