ERIC Number: ED367549
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: N/A
Planet Patrol. An Environmental Unit on Solid Waste Solutions for Grades 4-6.
Procter and Gamble Educational Services, Cincinnati, OH.
This classroom unit was developed for use in grades 4-6 to help teach the concept of solid waste management. The teacher's guide provides an overview of the issue of solid waste disposal, a description of government, industry, and consumer roles in resolving the solid waste issue, and four lessons involving sanitary landfills, the reduction of garbage, recycling and composting, and utilizing solid waste incineration to produce energy. Separate support materials include an interactive wall chart, four student worksheets related to the four lesson topics, a crossword puzzle to assess students' knowledge of the solid waste issue, a take-home activity to encourage parent involvement, charts and graphs appropriate as overhead visuals, and a student evaluation card. (MDH)
Descriptors: Class Activities, Environmental Education, Instructional Materials, Integrated Curriculum, Intermediate Grades, Recycling, Solid Wastes, Teaching Guides, Waste Disposal
Proctor and Gamble Educational Services, P.O. Box 599, Cincinnati, OH 45201.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Procter and Gamble Educational Services, Cincinnati, OH.
Identifiers: Environmental Issues
Note: Wall chart not included in ERIC copy.