The learner will:
- locate and identify pertinent information from environmental articles.
- locate various types of environmental problems associated with careless human acts.
- identify types of human environments associated with hazardous
- environmental conditions.
- organize information in the form of an oral and visual presentation.
- define the terms related to trash and trash removal.
- illustrate the events of a “trash” timeline.
- discuss and come to consensus as a team.
- recognize positive aspects of peers’ work.
- explain the different methods being used to eliminate trash.
- answer questions regarding facts on the production and removal of trash products through interpretation of graphical and written statistics.
- create a graphic display of statistical information.
- draft a letter, in the form of an extended response, to a governmental official regarding the information gathered.
- list the different roles or communities with which they are identified.
- identify careers in the environmental field.
- write ‘want-ads’ for jobs in the environmental field.
- complete a job application.
- generate a list of problems associated with trash generated in schools.
- create a list prioritizing the problems associated with school trash.
- choose at least one problem associated with school trash and devise a plan for resolving the problem.
- create a strategy for involving the entire school in the plan.
The learners will be involved in a school-wide trash reduction and/or clean up service project.
See individual lessons for benchmark detail.
Lessons Developed By:
Pontiac School District
Madison Middle School
1275 N. Perry St.
Pontiac, MI 48340
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