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Title: By Donna Meyers

Meyers' Megastars Recycle
  • By Donna Meyers
  • ECE 8841


Curriculum Standards
  • S3L2. Students will recognize the effects of
    pollution and humans on the environment.
  • a. Explain the effects of pollution (such as
    littering) to the habitats of plants and
  • b. Identify ways to protect the environment.
  • Conservation of resources
  • Recycling of materials
  • PS2 DATA ORGANIZATION The learner will be able
    to collect, sort and display data in response to
    a question.   
  • M.1.2.1 Graphs Create/Basic/Physical The
    learner will be able to construct simple graphs
    using concrete objects or representations of
    objects such as blocks, counters, or pictures.  
  •   M.1.2.2 Graphs Interpret/Read The learner
    will be able to interpret data by reading simple
    bar graphs, pictographs, charts, and tables using
    whole unit data.     

Table of Contents
  • Learn about recyclable materials
  • -Plastics
  • -Aluminum
  • -Paper
  • Collection Center
  • -Gather
  • -Count and Record
  • -Distribute

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Collection Time
We will watch Magic School Bus Holiday Special
RecyclingIt's the last day of school before the
winter holidays and Wanda plans to see the
Nutcracker ballet. But during a trip to a
recycling plant that belongs to Murph (Dolly
Parton), the toy soldier she needs to get into
the theater accidentally gets recycled!
Devastated, Wanda wishes for a world without
recycling. Ms. Frizzle activates the bus's
un-recycler, taking the class and Murph on a
song-filled field trip. The importance of
recycling hits home when the bus's magic
unrecycles everything in Walkerville including
the bus itself, as it too was made from recycled
objects! Will the kids find a way to reconstruct
the bus in time for Wanda to get back to see the
Now that we understand what materials or products
can be recycled, it is up to you to bring in
these items (cans, bottles, newspaper) over the
next week.
Count and Record
Product Number of items
Plastic bottles
Soda cans
Pounds of newspaper
We collected this many items!
Trash To Treasures
Brain Stretchers
Problem 1
Do we have enough cans to make a bike? How do
you know?
Problem 2
Do we have enough bottles to make a jacket?
How about 2 jackets?
How do you know?
Invention Extension
  • Your job as an inventor is to reuse some of the
    empty containers or paper products from your home
    to create a useful item for you, someone in your
    home, or a pet to use, (example paper towel roll
    gerbil run).
  • Next, decorate it.
  • Finally, bring it to school to share and write me
    a story about how to created your invention. You
    may use the chart on the next slide to help you
    organize your story.

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Our Request for A Recycling Program