ERIC Number: ED415116
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995-Sep
Reference Count: N/A
Solid Waste Management in North Carolina: A Curriculum Resource Guide for Teachers.
Watauga County Board of Education, Boone, NC.
Renewal is the focus of this curriculum designed for students in kindergarten through Grade 8. The purpose of this guide is to educate students and teachers about the problems faced in managing the amount of solid waste generated by society. Each grade level curriculum is organized into activities that support exploration of the nature of solid waste, how to manage solid waste, and what can be done to solve the problem. Each activity in the integrated curriculum model reflects elements of the arts, communication skills, science, mathematics, and social studies curricula. Four major solid waste topics are employed in the activities at each grade level: (1) reduce, reuse, and recycle (the three r's); (2) packaging; (3) waste disposal; and (4) natural resources. A materials list, time frame, vocabulary, and procedures, are included for each activity. Appendices include: a list of solid waste management and recycling support agencies; a list of recycling periodicals; preferred and innovative packing practices; school recycling; Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Guidelines on Environmental Marketing; bulk mail reduction; a list of sources for funding and awards program; a list of curricula and education materials; games and activities; and graphs and data. Contains 68 references. (DDR)
Descriptors: Art, Elementary Education, Environmental Education, Interdisciplinary Approach, Mathematics Curriculum, Problem Solving, Recycling, Science Activities, Science Curriculum, Science Education, Solid Wastes, Waste Disposal
North Carolina Dept. of Environment and Natural Resources, Div. of Pollution Prevention and Environmental Assistance, P.O. Box 29569, Raleigh, NC 27626-9569.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Sponsor: North Carolina State Dept. of Environment, Health, and Natural Resources, Raleigh. Environmental Assistance.
Authoring Institution: Watauga County Board of Education, Boone, NC.
Identifiers - Location: North Carolina