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NAME: DATE:

PILE: MATERIALS AND RECYCLING


WHERE PRODUCTS COME FROM

Match each product with the kind of natural resource it comes from:

wool sweater TREES / PLANTS

book cotton T-shirt

plastic bottle

ROCKS /MINERALS

leader jacket

can

ANIMALS

glass bottle

March each product with the natural resource it comes from

PRODUCT RESOURCE

NATURAL

T-shirt

COW

wool sweater

TREE

BAUXITE

book

plastic bottle

OIL

COTTON PLANT

leader jacket

SHEEP

glass bottle

can
SAND

NAME: DATE: MATERIALS AND RECYCLING

1.- Of what materials is a bicycle made of?

PLASTIC

METAL

GLASS

RUBBER

2.- Find in your classroom objects made of the materials below. Draw the objects and name them:

WOOD

PAPER

PLASTIC

METAL

GLASS

NAME: DATE:

The 3 Rs (Jack Johnson)

Three its a magic number yes it is, its a magic number Because two times three is six and three times six is eighteen and the eighteenth letter in the alphabet is R Weve got three Rs we're going to talk about today Weve got to learn to Reduce, Reuse, Recycle (4 times) If you're going to the market to buy some juice Youve got to bring your own bags and you'll learn to reduce your waste Weve got to learn to reduce. And if your brother or your sisters got some cool clothes you could try them on before you buy some of those reuse Weve got to learn to reuse And if the first two Rs dont work out and youve got to make some trash. Dont throw it out recycle Weve got to learn to recycle Weve got to learn to Reduce Reuse Recycle (4 times) Because three its a magic number yes it is, its a magic number.

NAME: DATE: MATERIALS AND RECYCLING 1.- Guess how long takes for each item to decompose in nature:

aluminium can cardboard box plastic bottle

paper bag

banana peel wool socks

plastic bag

1.- 3 weeks 4.- 1 year 7.- 1000 years

2.- 1 month 5.- 50 years

3.- 2 months 6.- 500 years

2.- Circle in green the natural resources that are renewable and circle in red the natural resources that are non-renewable: Draw a danger sign to those renewable resources we need to take special care of.

OIL GOLD

COW

WHEAT

WATER

BAUXITE

COTTON PLANT

SHEEP

DIAMOND

TREE

SAND

FISHES

Answers: How long will take to completely disappear?


Banana Peel: 3-4 weeks Paper Bag: 1 month Cardboard: 2 months Wool Sock : 1 year Tinned Steel Can: 50 yea Aluminium Can: 200-500 years (But if recycled, it can be reused within 6 weeks!) Disposable Diapers: 500 years (closer to 25-100 years) Plastic Bags : 20-1000 years (most will be crumbled or incinerated) Plastic Jug: 1 million years (polymers break down within 100 years) Glass : 1 million years (silica shards, like sand, are a stable molecule) Styrofoam: 1 million years (most will be powdered into grains within 100 years)

How long will the natural resources last if we keep extracting them at todays pace: Aluminum: 131 years Coal: 150 years Cobalt: 112 years Copper: 31 years Gold: 17 years Iron: 79 years Lead: 22 years Natural Gas: 64 years Nickel: 40 years Palladium: 15 years Petroleum: 42 years Platinum: 56 years Silver: 13 years Tin: 17 years Uranium: 32 years Zinc: 17 years

NAME: DATE: PILE: MATERIALS AND RECYCLING

1.- Put each waste in the right place:

Cut all this wastes and glue them in the risht place.

newspaper

paper sheet

egg shell

kitchen paper

food leftovers

leaves

aluminium foil

polystyrene tray tetra brik dust glass jar flat glass

button bulb ceramics batteries batteries TV computer

microwave

used oil

sofa

CDs

mobile

pen

cardboard band aids cork top jar top wet wipe box

aluminium can

paper bag

banana peel

wool socks

plastic bag

can

glass bottle

plastic bottle

diapers

ashes

metal pipe

yogurt cup

coconut shell

NAME: DATE: PILE: RECYCLING 1.- Write four or five sentences telling where should each waist go:

Where does it go? green container grey container goes to the (waist name)
(singular)

blue container yellow container brown container recycling center batteries container

go to the
(plural)

Example: Diapers go to the grey container TV goes to the recycling center

2.- Make 5 sentences telling of what materials are things in class made of. All the materials should appear at least once in one of your sentences. What material is made of? paper is made of (Product name)
(singular)

glass wood plastic metal

are made of
(plural)

Exemple: A chair is made of wood and metal.

NAME: DATE:

PILE: MATERIALS AND RECYCLING


1.- From what natural resource does it come from? Wool socks Plastic bottle Cardboard box Leather jacket Books comes from
(singular)

oil cows sheeps trees

come from
(plural)

2.- How long it will take to disappear? Banana peel 2 months

Cardboard box

1000 years

Can

3 weeks

Plastic bottle

50 years