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Lesson Title: Environmental Health:Recycling

Group #6: Destiny Grolou, Marisol Terrones, Sierra Garcia

Chapter 25 Environmental Health

HSCI 4201(CRN: 14292)


Lesson Title: Environmental Health:Recycling

Chapter 25: Environmental Health

Grade: 3rd

Objective: After three teacher led activities on recycling, the THIRD GRADE STUDENT will

be able to identify different ways that recycling affects the environment and the health of a

person with 90% accuracy.

Objective: After three teacher led activities on recycling, the THIRD GRADE STUDENT will

be able to communicate information about the importance of recycling for environmental health

with 100% efficiency.

TEKS:

Health:

(6) Influencing factors.The student understands factors that influence individual and community

health. The student is expected to:

(A) relate how protecting the environment promotes individual and community

health;

Science:

(1) Scientific investigation and reasoning. The student conducts classroom and outdoor

investigations following school and home safety procedures and environmentally appropriate

practices. The student is expected to:

(B) make informed choices in the use and conservation of natural resources by

recycling or reusing materials such as paper, aluminum cans, and plastics.

Materials:
- Bingo Card - Beans -Colored cards
- Bulletin Board - Word Wall - Toilet paper rolls
- Newspaper - Plastic bottles - Bottle caps
- Cardboard - Computer paper - Rubber bands

- Stapler/Staples - Glue - Scissors


- Website handout -Recyclable items cards -Miniature recycle bins
- Recycle bins handout -Recycling book -Prizes
- Brochure - Ball - Vocabulary handout
- Multiple Choice Assessment (2)
- Short answer Assessment (3)
- True/False Assessment (1)

Overview of Procedures for the Lesson:

1. We will introduce ourselves (Marisol Terrones, Sierra Garcia, and Destiny Grolou).
2. There will be a bell ringer and the question that will include, What is recycling to you and

Do you recycle?
3. To get students response a ball will tossed around and if the student get the ball then they

answer.
4. Destiny will introduce the chapter that will we cover, Chapter 25: Environmental Health.
5. Sierra will state the overall objective.
6. Marisol will begin with briefly going over the bulletin board and what it offers the

students.
7. Destiny and Sierra will review with the class the Word Wall, and the words that are very

important for the lesson.


8. Destiny will begin with her lesson (activity duration about 14 minutes).
9. Followed by Marisols lesson (activity duration about 14 minutes)
10. Then, followed by Sierras lesson (activity duration about 14 minutes).
11. After Sierras lesson, we will close with a review in what has been learned with all three

activities. Such as what are problems of pollution and how recycling plays a part in

environmental health.
Marisol Terrones Activity :

Procedures:

1. The teacher will lead a discussion about recycling and the types of items that can be

recycled. As well as how recycling helps the with your health.


a. The teacher will ask students to name items that they know that they can

recycling.
b. The teacher will talk about vocabulary words that are important to know for the

activity. Words include all seven vocabulary words from the word wall.
i. After going over the word wall, the teacher will go over points that are

important to know about recycling.

2. After the teacher talks about the important facts of recycling and the vocabulary words.

The teacher will pass out bingo cards.


3. The teacher will review how to play bingo and what the rules are.

a. The directions include the teacher saying a word, and the student will find the

word on the bingo card and place a bean on the box where the word is.

b. The students will have to fill in all squares in a row,or diagonally, or in column

must call out Bingo to win.

c. The student must call in out the words that were filled up in the diagonal, row or

column.

4. The teacher will play this game a couple of rounds with students.

5. Finally, students will be given to assessments.

a. Multiple Choice Assessment

b. Short Answer Assessment

Modifications and Accommodations:

Modifications: If the teacher needed to make modifications to this activity, the teacher can have

students work in groups on a giant bingo card and together they have to work together to find the

square.

Accommodations: If the teacher were to have to make accommodations to the activity for a

student with learning disability or English Language Learners, the teacher can provide pictures

on the bingo card that depict the word and add the definition too. The teacher can also give

examples of when calling out the words that are on the bingo card.

Evaluations and Procedures:

After this activity students will be given two assessments, a multiple choice and a short answer.

The multiple choice and the short answer will cover the information that was discussed with the
students as well as some vocabulary words. The information used in the assessments is what the

students have seen.

1. The teacher will present the students with the multiple choice assessment and it will

contain five questions.


2. The students will be given 5 minutes to answer the questions.
3. The passing score will be 80% .
4. The students will be assessed with a four question short answer.
5. The students will be given ten minutes to finish the assessment.
6. The passing score will be 75% .

Closure of the Lesson:

As a recap, the students will be asked what it is that they have learned with these

activities, and what they will do to bring awareness in their own environment about

environmental health. To do this discussion, students will again toss a ball and answer what is it

that they have learned.


Bibliography

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V0lQ3ljjl40

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https://www.earthsfriends.com/why-recycling-important/

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