What to do with the Poo?

Students will understand the importance of recycling responsibly and understand the process in which a composting system transforms organic wastes into a new usable product.

National Standards include-

Grades K-4

Science as Inquiry: Abilities necessary to do scientific inquiry; and Understandings about scientific inquiry

Life Science: Characteristics of organisms; Life cycles of organisms; and Organisms and environment

Earth and Space Science: Properties of earth materials; Objects in the sky; and Changes in earth and sky

Science in Personal and Social Perspectives: Personal health; Characteristics and changes in populations; Types of resources; Changes in environments; and Science and technology in local challenges

History and Nature of Science: Science as a humas endeavor

Grades 5-8

Science as Inquiry: Abilities necessary to do scientific inquiry; and Understandings about scientific inquiry

Physical Science: Properties and changes of properties in matter; Motions and forces; and Transfer of energy

Life Science: Structure and function in living systems; Reproduction and heredity; Regulation and behavior; Population and behavior; and Diversity and adaptations of organisms

Science in Personal and Social Perspectives: Personal health; Populations, resources, and environments; Natural hazards; Risks and benefits; and Science and technology in society


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