This program introduces students to various types of household hazardous waste and how they can be properly recycled or discarded. Your presenter will use a large circle called the “oil loop,” with eye-catching 3D objects to illustrate each major concept. Grades 2-8, 45 minutes.

Download the Next Generation Science Standards for this program (PDF).

California Science Standards

2nd Grade

Earth Sciences
e) Earth’s resources provide materials humans use

3rd Grade

Physical Sciences
b) stored energy
f) changes through heating
j) all matter is made of elements

4th Grade

Investigation
a) differentiate observation from inference
c) predictions

5th Grade

Physical Sciences
a) atoms rearrange
b) atoms make up matter
f) chemical & physical properties of substances

6th Grade

Resources
a) energy sources
b) (non)renewable resources
c) natural origin of materials