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'Waste & Recycling' lesson e-learning PPT resource

A 'Waste & Recycling' lesson e-learning powerpoint presentation for Leeds Primary schools

The aim of the lesson is for pupils to explore, through a range of interactive activities and video film, the different types of waste that can be recycled in Leeds through the domestic waste recycling scheme. This lesson will call upon pupil knowledge and appreciation of which materials can be recycled at school. Extension of the lesson supports the establishment of a dedicated team of School Recycling Champions is supported by an accompanying teachers e-resource pack.

Learning objectives

By the end of the lesson pupils will;

  • understand the benefits of the 4 R’s of waste; reduce, re-use, recycle and recover - conserving important natural resources and helping to prevent damage to the planet and harm to animals
  • appreciate positive outcomes from collective effort; I can ‘do my bit’ to help my parents to recycle through understanding which items go into the green bin
  • have knowledge of what happens to recyclable materials and a greater appreciation that 'it feels good' to make a difference        

For an accompanying 'Waste & Recycling' lesson plan and script plese e-mail steven.ruse@leeds.gov.uk 

  • Theme: Pupil Voice, Participation & Sustainability
  • Type: Curriculum/Teaching
  • Cohort: KS1, KS2, Primary
  • Audience: Teachers
  • Price: FREE
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Covid-19 - Resources

Firstly may we say THANK YOU to everyone who is working hard during this time to keep children and young people happy, learning, laughing, active and calm at this time of great uncertainty!

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