ISRI Recycling Collection: K-4, 5-8, & 9-12 Activities


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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!

Appropriate Age Levels:
Grades K-12

Examples of Key Concepts & Vocabulary
Materials and material properties, curbside recycling, deconstruction, decomposition, zero-waste, refining, International Resin Identification Coding System (RIC)


Additional information


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