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Introduction Task Process Water Expert Air Expert Trash Expert Energy Expert Evaluation Conclusion Credits Teacher Page. Mission Possible… This message will not self destruct in 5 seconds. after you read it…We need you to pass the information to everyone…. Can you save the Earth?.

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Introduction

Task

Process

Water Expert

Air Expert

Trash Expert

Energy Expert

Evaluation

Conclusion

Credits

Teacher Page

Mission Possible…

This message will not self destruct in 5 seconds. after you read it…We need you to pass the information to everyone…

Can you save the Earth?


Introduction

Your mission, should you choose to accept, will be …

…to research and understand ways in which all of us can recycle and reuse resources to protect our planet, animals and ultimately ourselves. You will look for information about the effect that the trash we generate has on the environment. You will also find ways in which we can help prevent pollution and waste.


The Task

Understand and explain :

  • What is recycling and why should we do it.

  • How to recycle.

  • Recyclable materials.

  • Reducing trash.

  • Reusing materials.

  • Things we can do at home and at school.

  • Getting involved to help.

You can read a story about recycling here


We have assemble a team for you. They are some of out best agents. They will be experts in their area. The mission will require for every member to be up to speed in the information about this case. Your team is formed by a water expert, a trash expert, an air expert and a energy expert. Your team will be ask to:

Learn about how help stop pollution in your area of expertise.

Water Expert

Trash Expert

Air Expert

Energy Expert

All members should report to the group so everyone knows that information.

Together you will answer the following questions:

What is to recycle, to reduce, and to reuse?

Name four things that a people can recycle.

How can we reduce trash and waste.

Introduction

Task

Process

Water Expert

Air Expert

Trash Expert

Energy Expert

Evaluation

Conclusion

Credits

Teacher Page

The Process


Draw a picture of a lunch that is "environmentally friendly".

What can you recycle at home in the kitchen?

What can you recycle at home in the your room?

What can your family recycle?

For a final project, you will make one recycling craft of your choosing and be able to explain to the class what you did, why did you choose those materials, and what you recycled to make it. (Group)

For one week, you will choose one thing that you can do at home to help recycle and make a class presentation explaining why did you choose to do it and how what you learned help you decide. (Individual)

Introduction

Task

Process

Water Expert

Air Expert

Trash Expert

Energy Expert

Evaluation

Conclusion

Credits

Teacher Page

Process (Cont.)


Your will help your team by gathering information about water conservation and recycling. You will need to find the answers to:

Important facts about water.

What is a watershed?

Where does drinking water come from?

What can we do to avoid wasting water?

What can we do to conserve water and recycle?

Introduction

Task

Process

Water Expert

Air Expert

Trash Expert

Energy Expert

Evaluation

Conclusion

Credits

Teacher Page

Water Expert


Your will help your team by gathering information about air pollution and prevention. You will need to find the answers to:

Important facts about the air.

What is air pollution and ozone?

Where does pollution come from?

What can we do to reduce pollution?

What is indoor air quality and how does it affect us?

Introduction

Task

Process

Water Expert

Air Expert

Trash Expert

Energy Expert

Evaluation

Conclusion

Credits

Teacher Page

Air Expert


Your will help your team by gathering information about recycling, reducing, and reusing to manage the waste we produce. You will need to find the answers to:

How much garbage do we produce in the United States per day and what does that mean for the environment?

What do recycle, reduce, and reuse mean?

What is air pollution and ozone?

Things we can do to help in the global efforts and to find solutions.

What is compost?

What are landfills and hazardous waste?

What are the most common recycled materials?

Introduction

Task

Process

Water Expert

Air Expert

Trash Expert

Energy Expert

Evaluation

Conclusion

Credits

Teacher Page

Trash Expert


Your will help your team by gathering information about water conservation and recycling. You will need to find the answers to:

What is energy?

What is renewable and non-renewable energy?

Why do we need energy?

Where does energy come from?

Why is it important to conserve energy and what can we do to conserve energy ?

Introduction

Task

Process

Water Expert

Air Expert

Trash Expert

Energy Expert

Evaluation

Conclusion

Credits

Teacher Page

Energy Expert


Evaluation

You will be graded according to the following rubric:

____/100


Conclusion

By the time you complete this assignment, you will have all the information you need to complete your mission. You have graduated to a higher rank and as such you have the power to recycle, reduce, and reuse making informed decisions.

Your community needs you!

Your Planet needs you!


Credits and references

http://www.pencils.com/pencil-information/renewable-resources

http://www.depweb.state.pa.us/justforkids/cwp/view.asp?a=3&q=464803

http://www.learner.org/interactives/garbage/intro.html

http://earth911.org/water/water-conservation/

http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/clipart/results.aspx?qu=energy&sc=20#24

http://www.fightglobalwarming.com/page.cfm?tagID=267

http://www.bae.ncsu.edu/bae/programs/extension/publicat/wqwm/he379.html

http://www.obviously.com/recycle/guides/common.html

http://www.obviously.com/recycle/guides/common.html

http://sustainable.tamu.edu/slidesets/kidscompost/kid1.html

http://webquest.sdsu.edu/templates/lesson-template1.htm


A Webquest made for 5th Grade on Recycling

By

Gabriela Morales

moralesg@wmpenn.edu

Introduction

Task

Process

Water Expert

Air Expert

Trash Expert

Energy Expert

Evaluation

Conclusion

Credits

Teacher Page

Can you save the Earth?


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