"Recycling is Doggone Easy!"
Spencer, the recycling hound, and friends take pre-K through 3rd-grade students through the process of recycling through this digital book. Contact us for a pdf or print version of the book.
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Spencer's SPOTlight: April 2016
Spencer's SPOTlight: March 2016
Spencer's SPOTlight: February 2016
Spencer's SPOTlight: January 2016
Curricula and Lesson Plans
Introduce your students to recycling, composting and waste reduction.
Lesson plans aligned with Ohio's Revised Standards:
Recycling is Doggone Easy (Grades PreK–K)
Compost Skit (Grades K–3)
Sorting and Describing by Properties: Recycling 101 (Grade K)
Composting with Worms: Vermicomposting (Grade K)
Composting with Worms: Vermicomposting (Grade 1)
Composting with Worms: Vermicomposting (Grade 2)
Composting with Worms: Vermicomposting (Grade 3)
Earth’s Resources are Limited, Cross-Curricula Lesson, Phase 1 (Grade 3)
Earth’s Resources are Limited, Cross-Curricula Lesson, Phase 2 (Grade 3)
Crude Oil’s Properties and Changing States (Grade 3)
Other lesson plans:
Taking Care of Nature's Resources
Environmental Activities (Grades K–2)
Windows on Waste—Trashology 101 (Grades 4–6)