Campus Cleanup

GeoLiteracy
GeoSTEM
ELL
Lesson Plan Content
Description: 
Students view their trash as just garbage to be thrown away. However, adults understand that we need to protect our resources and our environment. This lesson’s activities will help drive change and create habits for a lifetime while instilling responsibility for the environment. In this lesson students will work together through conversations, observations, and hands on activities to learn why they need to help take care of the environment. This lesson contains strategies for diverse learners.
Author: 
David Sweeney
Grade Range: 
3
Duration: 
3-4 class periods
Lesson Materials
Teacher Instructions: 
Materials to Assist Teachers and English Language Learners: 
Standards
Arizona Geography Concepts: 
5: Environment and Society
National Geography Standards: 
14: How human actions modify the physical environment
16: The changes that occur in the meaning, use, distribution, and importance of resources