Recycling: ISRI Activities Collection

Unlock the STEM secrets of recycling at a global scale with these free activities and resources.

ISRI — the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries — and JASON Learning are proud to partner to help students and educators understand the importance of recycling and the recycling industry, as well learn key STEM topics related to recycling. Rich, standards-based, multimedia curricular experiences for students in grades K–12 include the following elements:

  • An annual recycling competition
  • Interactive Web-based experiences to enhance student engagement
  • Classroom posters featuring ISRI’s key educational messages
  • Age-appropriate hands-on activities for students in three grade bands from kindergarten through high school
  • Fact sheets
  • Live events with STEM role models
  • Strategies for school visits to ISRI facilities
  • …and more!

Challenge 1: Operation Lifeline

During natural disasters, delivering essential supplies like water, food, and medicine becomes a race against time. This challenge becomes even harder when the supplies have to be kept cold the whole time so that they don’t spoil. In this Design & Pitch Challenge, you will find a workable solution for this important problem.

Classroom Posters

Hands-On Activities

Grade K-4

Recycling Activities

Grade 5-8

Recycling Activities

Grade 9-12

Recycling Activities

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