This is a STEM unit that can be used in conjunction with ITEEA EbD TEEMS Grade 2 Our Environment, Our Health Unit. Further, teachers might want to use this STEM Unit with environmental units and Earth Day. Students learn about their positive and negative impact on their environment. Students learn that they can have a positive impact on their environment when they use the 4 R’s: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, and Redesign process.
Students will work through the Engineering by Design process.
Students will learn about ways to reduce, reuse, and recycle.
Redcay, Jessica. "Go Green: Reduce, Re-use, Recycle, and Re-design a Plastic Grocery Bag". OER Commons. Institute for the Study of Knowledge Management in Education, 05 Dec. 2018. Web. 05 Aug. 2021. <https://www.oercommons.org/authoring/50572-go-green-reduce-re-use-recycle-and-re-design-a-pla>.
Redcay, J. (2018, December 05). Go Green: Reduce, Re-use, Recycle, and Re-design a Plastic Grocery Bag. OER Commons. Retrieved August 05, 2021, from https://www.oercommons.org/authoring/50572-go-green-reduce-re-use-recycle-and-re-design-a-pla.