Trash to Treasure: Classroom Litter around MVCS

Students looked to reduce waste in their school by surveying classes about waste, collecting litter and creating upcycled crafts. Students learned about surveys, data and graphing, resources in their community and how to be a good citizen.

Cohort member: Jeryl Payne

Students: 2nd graders at Mount Vernon Community School

Essential Question: How can I be a good citizen?


Social Studies 2.1 The student will demonstrate skills for historical thinking, geographical analysis, economic decision making, and responsible citizenship
d) asking appropriate questions to solve a problem;
h) using a decision-making model to make informed decisions;

Social Studies: 2.11 The student will explain the responsibilities of a good citizen, with emphasis on
c) describing actions that can improve the school and community;