The Benefits of Recycling
Most communies across the country have recycling programs. Inmany, newspapers, glass, aluminum cans, and plasc boles arecollected and transported to recycling centers where they can beprocessed and used again in some for or another. While recyclinghas been supported from the beginning by environmentalists, on-ly in recent years have the true benets of recycling been real-ized.
Research recycling to determine who or what benetsfrom recycling programs. Write a one
page summary of your con-clusion and present your ndings to your family and or class.
8 hours over a two week period.
Math Skills to Highlight:
Using data as a basis for making decisions about recycling
Analyzing and simplifying numbers to choose an appropriatescale for a graph
Reading and creang graphs, tables, and /or charts
Using math and wring as a means to communicate ideas