Kindergarten & 1st Grade

Classroom Presentations

Compost By Gosh

Students will learn the basics of worm habitat needs and how composting with worms can reduce human environmental impact.

Possible NGSS Alignments to K-ESS3-, 1-LS1-1

Freddie The Fish

Students will learn what fish and humans need to survive and how human activities impact the land, water, air, and all that live there.

Possible NGSS Alignments to K-LS1-1, K-ESS3-1, K-ESS3-3, K-2-ETS1-1

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

In this program, students learn what belongs in the garbage, what can be recycled and ways to reduce both. An interactive lesson with samples of everyday discards will show how we can Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle.

Possible NGSS Alignments to K-LS1-1, K-ESS3, K-2-ETS1-1

Additional Lesson Ideas for Teachers & Parents

Paper Making Kit

This kit is available from the DMASWA Education Office for check out. It uses everyday household supplies to make recycled paper ornaments. 

Recycling Relay

Using items that are disposed of on a regular basis, hold a relay with teams sorting items into trash, recycling, and reuse containers. The winning team is the one with the most accurate items in their containers.

Environmental Protection Agency Resource