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Recycling Game - Can it Be Recycled?

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Make this simple matching activity into a critical thinking assignment for older students. Before students complete the matching activity, they can go online and research which materials can be recycled and provide a link to their proof. Two sites to give as reference, if you want to provide hints: Waste Management     Planet Aid - Recycling Ideas for Kids

Play this simple game with young students to help them learn about what can be recycled.


The Recycling Game - Can it Be Recycled?

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For older students and more critical thinking, try Recycling Researched:

Citing Research References

When you research information you must cite the reference. Citing for websites is different from citing from books, magazines and periodicals. The style of citing shown here is from the MLA Style Citations (Modern Language Association).

When citing a WEBSITE the general format is as follows.
Author Last Name, First Name(s). "Title: Subtitle of Part of Web Page, if appropriate." Title: Subtitle: Section of Page if appropriate. Sponsoring/Publishing Agency, If Given. Additional significant descriptive information. Date of Electronic Publication or other Date, such as Last Updated. Day Month Year of access < URL >.

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Amsel, Sheri. "Recycling Game - Can it Be Recycled?" Exploring Nature Educational Resource ©2005-2023. January 31, 2023
< > has more than 2,000 illustrated animals. Read about them, color them, label them, learn to draw them.