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ERIC Number: ED399142
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994
Pages: 188
Abstractor: N/A
Resource Cycles: A Curriculum for Middle and High School Teachers.
San Francisco Recycling Program, CA.
Learning about issues such as natural resources, solid waste management, waste reduction, and the economics of recycling can encourage people to make better choices for the future. This curriculum provides teachers and students with background information and activities relating to four major ecological issues: natural resources, waste management, toxics, and solutions including reduce-reuse-recycle, and compost. Each section is designed in an interdisciplinary format to facilitate cross-curricular involvement. Lessons include: (1) "Resource Research"; (2) "Paper Recycling"; (3) "Compost in the Classroom"; (4) "What is Garbage"; (5) "The Throwaway Three"; (6) "Garbage Math"; (7) "Home Survey"; (8) "San Francisco's Hidden Resources"; (9) "Make a Model Landfill"; (10) "What is Toxic"; (11) "Household Hazardous Wastes"; (12) "Oil and Life Don't Mix"; (13) "The Lethal Dose"; (14) "Changing Habits"; (15) "The Twenty Foot Swath"; (16) "Garbage Free Lunch"; (17) "A Litter Walk"; (18) "Packaging Your Product"; (19) "From Junk to Art"; and (20) "Siting a Waste Indicator." Contains a glossary and a teacher resource section. (JRH)
San Francisco Recycling Program, 1145 Market Street, Suite 401, San Francisco, CA 94103.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: San Francisco Recycling Program, CA.
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A
Note: Includes packet of Resource Data Sheets, Teacher Info Sheets, and pamphlets.