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Department of Education
Reconnect with nature in your neighborhood or local park. Please follow guidelines and social distancing restrictions. Be safe and have fun!
This will be our last calendar until after our Virtual Summer Camp.
Reducing your trash is one of the best ways to help our landfills. Brainstorm with your family some ways to reduce your trash. Make a commitment to help reduce your amount of trash.
Ideas to Reduce Your Waste
Take the EcoChallenge - Activity Book
Buying items that can be reused again and again helps reduce single use waste. Another way to reuse is to fix or update something in your house that you might have thrown away. Give it a new life!
4 Ways to Reuse a Coffee Filter - video
Family Waste Reduction Challenge
Many items that would end up in the trash could be repurposed. What ways can you repurpose trash? Be creative!
Juice Pouch Light
Rot, or compost, is when food waste is broken down and the nutrients return to the soil. There are many different ways to do this!
Vermicomposting at the Great Park - Video
Composting in a Jar - Video
Composting at Home
When an item is recycled, it is changed into a different form or product. This takes more energy than the other four ways to rethink your trash.
How to Recycle Right - Video
Grade Specific Lessons/Activities
The Choice is Yours: 5 R’s is a Kindergarten lesson from Inside the Outdoors.
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Here are the past calendars for you to download. Most activities aren't specific to a date.
Wonders of Water
Art of Observation
The Science of Growing Gardens
Look Up: There is a lot to Discover