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• These three smaller posters show natural resources categorized as renewable, non-renewable, and cultivated.
• These three smaller colorful posters show natural resources categorized as renewable, non-renewable, and cultivated.
• "It takes 55% less water to make recycled paper than normal paper... How much water would the same factory use to make the same amount of normal paper?" Five word problems with an environmental theme.
• "We know that, on average, each tree absorbs from 13 to 48 pounds of carbon dioxide per year. We have planted 15 trees. How much carbon dioxide absorption will the trees we’ve already planted enable in the next 50 years?" Five math problems with an environmental theme.
• Picture of a tree with hearts.
• Set of twenty bingo cards with pictures related to the theme of recycling. Each picture is something that can be recycled.
• Each picture is something that can be recycled. These flashcards match our bingo cards.
• Use this sheet to check which recycling theme words have been called.
• Picture of a man sweeping next to a recycling bin.
• Foldable desk tag with a picture of a diver scooping garbage out of the water.
• Desk tags with Earth surrounded with flowers.
• A space shuttle arm scrubs Earth from a distance, with the words "Keep It Clean" blasting off from the student name.
• Picture of a hot Earth, with a thermometer in its mouth.
• Picture of a man dropping garbage into a special chute, with a flower in a flower pot coming out the other end. With the words "Recycle" and "Plant a flower".
• With a picture of a contented tree and the words Save A Tree above the student name.
• Help the polar bear get to the ice cap.
• Help the cat shoot the arrow with paper through the maze and into the recycling bin.
• Help the woman dump the garbage through the maze and into the recycling factory.
• The word "recycle" on a lightning/cloud background.
• Reviews Phoebe Gilman's retelling of this Jewish folktale, with questions tying the story moral to the three Rs: reduce, reuse, recycle.
• Rather than focusing on text, this lesson addresses Chris Van Allsburg's use of light and shadow to tell a dystopian fairy tale... but it was surely just a dream. This is a great art appreciation lesson.
• [member-created with abctools] Conservation-themed words in a tree shape.
• Open-ended comprehension questions and prompts to go with Dick Gackenbach's tale of three trees: one used for material, one a Christmas tree, and one left in the forest. A great Earth Day tie-in.
• Put the can into the recycling bin.
• Put the trash into the can.
• Put the apple core in the trash can.
• Put the bottle into the recycling bin.
• [member-created with abctools] Trace and cut out. This globe-shaped shapebook presents Earth Day-related vocabulary for early readers.
• A great little booklet to teach about recycling with blackline graphics to color.
• From "Earth Day" to "recycle bin". These vocabulary building word strips with pictures are great for word walls, sentence strips, spelling and vocabulary practice.
• Help students get ready for Earth Day by encouraging brainstorming about ways to protect Earth.
• Help students direct and organize their Earth Day research with these factual essay questions.
• Introduce students to the "Three Rs" of Earth Day in a clear, simple lesson with easily understood examples and a sorting exercise.
• "Earth Day Every Day" award, in color.
• This worksheet introduces the concept of "reduce, reuse, recycle". Students then brainstorm household items and decide in which category to place the items.
• Find the recycling-theme words from "ecology" to "water" in this rectangular word search.
• Color this drawing of the Earth, or trace and cut out for a great shapebook.
• Find the environment-theme words from "bottles" to "world" in this raindrop-shaped word search.