ERIC Number: ED331709
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990-Oct
The Scrap Map: An Environmental Publication for Grades K-6.
Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries, Inc., Washington, DC.
This document contains materials for a 10-day teaching unit on solid waste recycling for grades K-6. Included are: (1) "The Scrap Map," which shows recycling cycles for metals and paper, and a cryptic word puzzle; (2) three pamphlets on recycling paper, nonferrous scrap metals, and scrap iron and steel; (3) a list of the chapters of the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries, Inc.; (4) a booklet of background information; (5) bulletin board materials; and (6) "The Scrap Map Teaching Guide," which contains ideas for ten days of activities, extension activities and a teacher's glossary. (CW)
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Elementary School Science, Environmental Education, Metals, Paper (Material), Pollution, Recycling, Science and Society, Science Curriculum, Science Materials, Solid Wastes, Teaching Guides
Publications Order Department, Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries, Inc., 1627 "K" Street, NW, Washington, DC 20006-1704 ($5.00 for the complete set. Student copy $15.00 for 30 copies; $25.00 for 50 copies. Single copies of the Scrap Map only are available free of charge).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries, Inc., Washington, DC.
Note: The oversize "scrap map" and bulletin board poster are not reproduced here.