Recycling Revolution

Third graders as part of their STEM hour lesson will research connects between plastic and its impact on our oceans, specifically marine animals, then develop a fun recycling program that will encourage their peers to start reusing and recycling.

Cohort member: Jenny Mock

Students: 3rd grade students at Ferdinand T. Day Elementary School

Essential questions: 

How do humans impact ecosystems in both a negative and positive way?
Why should people use limited resources in a responsible way?
How can practicing good citizenship skills impact both your school and community?


Science 3.10 The student will investigate and understand that natural events and human influences can affect the survival of species.

English Language Arts 3.10 The student will demonstrate comprehension of information resources to research a topic and complete a research product.

Social Studies 3.11 The student will explain the responsibilities of a good citizen