ERIC Number: ED476803
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2001-Feb
Reference Count: N/A
Closing the Loop Sampler.
California Integrated Waste Management Board, Sacramento.
Closing the Loop (CTL) is a science curriculum designed to introduce students to integrated waste management through awareness. This document presents five lesson plans focusing on developing an understanding of natural resources, solid wastes, conservation, and the life of landfills. Contents include: (1) "What Are Natural Resources?"; (2) "Making Recycled Paper by Hand"; (3) "The Basic of Vermicomposting"; (4) "Away to the Landfill"; and (5) "Packaging: What a Waste!" (YDS)
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Environmental Education, Lesson Plans, Problem Based Learning, Recycling, Science Activities, Science Curriculum, Science Instruction, Waste Disposal
California Integrated Waste Management Board, 1001 I Street, P.O. Box 4025, Sacramento, CA 95812-4025. Tel: 916-341-6769; Tel: 800-CA-WASTE (Toll Free); Web site: www.ciwmb.ca.gov/schools.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: California Integrated Waste Management Board, Sacramento.