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Why Recycle Paper?

Lesson Description:
Students learn recycling facts to understand how to compute volume and display information as a line graph.

Please see link for a PDF of the complete lesson:
http://www.paperrecycles.org/school_recycling/AFPA_lessonplans_new.pdf

Please see link for a video about recycling:
http://blip.tv/file/640699
Lesson Type:
  • Other

Sustainability Topic:
  • Waste Reduction

GEF Program Category:
  • Waste Reduction Challenge

Time Needed:
Two 20-minute sections
Materials Needed:
  • Tape measure
  • Graph paper

School or Group:
Paperrecycles.org
Contact Email:
service@greeneducationfoundation.org
Located in: Math

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