What other things can I do to help the Earth?
Plant a tree.
§112.5. Science, Grade 3.
8) Science concepts. The student knows that living organisms
need food, water, light, air, a way to dispose of waste, and an
environment in which to live. The student is expected to:
(A) observe and describe the habitats of organisms within an
(B) observe and identify organisms with similar needs that
compete with one another for resources such as oxygen, water,
food, or space;
(C) describe environmental changes in which some organisms
would thrive, become ill, or perish;
113.5. Social Studies, Grade 3.
(1) History. The student understands how individuals, events, and
ideas have influenced the history of various communities. The
student is expected to:
(A) describe how individuals, events, and ideas have changed
communities over time;
(4) Geography. The student understands how humans adapt to
variations n the physical environment. The student is expected to:
(A) describe and explain variations in the physical environment
including climate, landforms, natural resources, and natural
(B) compare how people in different communities adapt to or
modify the physical environment;
(D) identify and compare the human characteristics of selected
(11) Citizenship. The student understands the impact of individual
and group decisions on communities in a democratic society. The
The student will start a recycling center
in their neighborhood. They will
organize a team that will sort, and pick
up items from community members that
wish to participate.
They will then transport or put out items
to be picked up by their local collection
Student will have to research items that
may or may not be recyled.
Through this project the student will
learn that it takes just one person to start
an effort like this, but a team to make it
all happen. The outcome will be a more
The Student will have one week
to research recyleable items, and
organize a collection team.
Following the students will have
one month to make collections
before they are turned over to
local collection services.