Miami County Recycles

Lesson Plans

Speakers and Resources

Talking about recycling in class? The Solid Waste District would love to provide a speaker to share recycling statistics for municipalities, examples of recyclables from home and school, and more. We can also help create recycling curriculum for any grade! 

Aged Group Lesson Plans

Lesson Plan: Roscoe's Pop Can Dilemma
Grade Level: Sixth
 
Objective: Students will understand the benefits of recycling paper and aluminum. Students will also be able to use textual evidence to support an argument for mixed recycling and the benefits of recycling aluminum cans. 
 
Includes homework: Yes
 
Lesson Plan: Roscoe’s Pop Can Dilemma
 
Instructions: Download the Activity and Lesson Plan & Worksheet documents below. Print out and complete.
 
 
 
 

Lesson Plan: Roscoe Sorts the Trash
Grade Level: Third
 
Objective: Students will be able to identify trash from recyclables and know how to sort them into the appropriate bins. 
 
Includes homework: Yes
 
Lesson Plan: Roscoe Sorts the Trash
 
Instructions: Download the Activity and Lesson Plan & Worksheet documents below. Print out and complete.