2nd & 3rd Grade

Classroom Presentations

Hey Little Ant

Students will learn how humans can reduce their impacts on the environment through interactive lessons encouraging them to explore ways to reduce, reuse, and recycle everyday items.

Possible NGSS Alignments to K-ESS3-3, 2-PS1-1, 2-PS1-1. 2-PS1-3, 2-PS1-4

Reduce, Reuse, Recycling, Compost

Students will understand the processes and how we can all participate in each of them. They will also learn the positive impacts of these practices and why they are important in our community.

Possible NGSS Alignments to 2-PS1-1, 2-PS1-2, K-2-ETS1-1

Compost! Black Gold!

Students will learn about the natural recycling process of composting and what the benefits are to reduce climate change and conserve natural resources.

Possible NGSS Alignments to 3-LS1-1

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