Recycling lab

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Expanding my students role in the schoolwide and citywide recycling program.

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Recycling lab

  1. 1. Field Lab Resources can be conserved and recycled
  2. 2. Metal Cans Were Found
  3. 3. Metal Cans Were Found The City of Gary recycles metal such as aluminum and steel cans.
  4. 4. Limitations to the Recycling Program at Dunbar-Pulaski
  5. 5. Limitations to the Recycling Program at Dunbar-Pulaski We only have a recycling bin for paper products
  6. 6. Limitations to the Recycling Program at Dunbar-Pulaski The next best strategy is to throw all litter into a garbage bin. Litter on the ground can eventually contaminate our groundwater supply.
  7. 7. Cardboard was found
  8. 8. Cardboard was found The City of Gary recycles cardboard, but the colorful laminate around candy packaging can contaminate our groundwater if left on the soil.
  9. 9. Tree branches were found
  10. 10. Tree branches were found Nature recycles vegetation through decomposition
  11. 11. Paper was found
  12. 12. …and of course Dunbar-Pulaski has a recycling bin for paper
  13. 13. The recycling bin gets heavy usage at Dunbar-Pulaski
  14. 14. However, we found discarded Styrofoam in a bin for paper
  15. 15. However, we found discarded Styrofoam in a bin for paper Styrofoam should be discarded properly because if Styrofoam escapes into our atmosphere, then it helps destroy our ozone layer.
  16. 16. Below is an example of a Styrofoam cup and plate
  17. 17. Below is an example of a Styrofoam cup and plate The City of Gary currently does NOT recycle Styrofoam products.
  18. 18. • Main topics: • Metal cans • Cardboard • Tree branches • Paper • Styrofoam First, organize your lab report into four-squares
  19. 19. Four-squares example Main Topic: Paper Observations Type of paper found What natural resources can be conserved? Possible effect on groundwater Conclusion:

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