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This is an excellent video on the process of recycling and what kind of materials are recyclable. It will help their understanding of how it all happens.

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100th Day Build a Bridge Activity

This is a STEM challenge can be used any day, but is particularly fun to do on the 100th day of school!. You can cover the the Next Generation Science Standard for Engineering and Design, all while having fun! There is a challenge sheet which clearly states the challenge, a poster about truss bridges, a tips and suggestions sheet, and an engineering and design process sheet for upper elementary grades.If you like this you might enjoy:STEAM: Making Musical Instruments Out of Recycled…

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How to Recycle Metal - Earth911.com. This infographic about metal recycling is interesting. I had no idea they measured for radiation when they recycle metal.

How to Recycle Scrap Metal

How to Recycle Metal - Earth911.com. This infographic about metal recycling is interesting. I had no idea they measured for radiation when they recycle metal.

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Infographic was in the metronews. It is a simple breakdown of some the processes to recycle four materials; aluminum, plastic, glass, and paper. It also has some of the shocking stats about recycling in Europe and the USA. This infographic shows that it is cheaper to use recycled materials, and that we are not recycling enough. Of course the best solution in the first place is not to create the waste in the first place.

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I love the build story here \u2014 evidence of care and craftsmanship while staying accessible.

Modern & Trendy Web Designs

I love the build story here \u2014 evidence of care and craftsmanship while staying accessible.

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Broom Painting Process Art

Broom Painting Process Art pre-k kindergarten or elementary mural art project - earth day reduce reuse recycle if you use donated brooms (too much ick factor?) and / or old sheets... crossing the mid-line gross motor art. Would be great start to a Multimedia project too!

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