ERIC Number: ED449034
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
ReSource Your Waste: A Teacher's Guide.
Missouri State Dept. of Natural Resources, Jefferson City.
This curriculum guide is intended for teachers of students in grades 4-8 and may be used as supplementary lessons, especially for science and social studies. The guide is divided into four major sections, a glossary, and large appendix. Sections include: (1) Sources of Resources; (2) Sources of Wastes; (3) Integrated Waste Management; and (4) Managing Your Solid Waste. Each section features a detailed introduction on what students will learn and activities to help students understand the various waste topics. The activities are divided into a summary section, objectives, background information, procedures, suggestions for further study, and a resource list. Any worksheets or figures needed to complete the activities are also included. The appendix contains information on the Missouri show-me standards, environmental education guidelines for excellence, types of solid waste, the Missouri Waste Composition Study, Talkin' Trash video teacher's guide, "Break It Down" video teacher's guide, composting learning guide, composting and vermicomposting fact sheets, technical bulletins, items banned from landfills, and the State of Garbage in Missouri 1999. (SAH)
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Elementary Education, Environmental Education, Lesson Plans, Middle Schools, Natural Resources, Science Activities, Science Instruction, Solid Wastes, Teaching Methods, Waste Disposal
Missouri Department of Natural Resources, Div. of Environmental Quality, 11738 E. Elm Street, Jefferson City, MO 65101. Tel: 800-361-4827 (Toll Free); Tel: 573-751-5401; e-mail: email@example.com; web site: http://www.dnr.state.mo.us/deq/swmp/homeswmp/htm.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Missouri State Dept. of Natural Resources, Jefferson City.
Identifiers - Location: Missouri