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Waste (6-8)

Waste (6-8)

Essential questions: 
How do our everyday actions impact the waste management process?
What changes can we make to our lifestyles to reduce waste and ensure a healthy planet?
How can we change community habits and thought processes surrounding e-waste?
What actions can be taken to reduce the harmful impact of e-waste on Earth’s systems?
What conflicts exist between human interest and human impacts on Earth’s systems?
How can communities minimize human impact on their local ecosystems while maintaining economic and technological growth?

Trash the Waste:

Making Methane:

Wasting E-Way: 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: 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.

Balance of Powerville: 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.