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The World’s Waste Management Efforts

Authored by Dream in Green

135 minutes
Three 45 minute sessions (3rd session can be shorter, based on number of groups presenting in lass class session)
Primary subjects: 
Career and Technical Education (CTE): Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources, Civics and Government, Geography, Reading or Language Arts, Science, Social Studies, Technology, Writing
9, 10, 11, 12
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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.

Key objectives for students
Assess the need for adequate waste management strategies.
Describe how different natural resources are produced and how their rates of use and renewal limit availability.
Evaluate the costs and benefits of renewable and nonrenewable resources, such as water, energy, fossil fuels, wildlife, and forests
Secondary subjects
Career Technical Education (CTE)
waste management
Collaboration, Communication skills, Critical Thinking
Global Leadership, Resilience
Multi-Disciplinary, Project-Based Learning, Real-World Application, Technology Integration
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