Indiana Expeditions with Rick Corsslin, Teacher Toolkit
Episode Video

Indiana Expeditions - Where Trash Goes (Physical Science)

You toss it and forget it, you put it out to be collected and it disappears from view, but one man's trash may indeed be another's treasure. The soda bottle you throw out today could become part of a car someone drives in the future. Find out where trash goes and the surprising uses that keep it from simply being a waste.

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Lesson Plans

Lesson: Garbage Pizza

Students will investigate the various materials that we put into our landfills. Students will sort the materials and look for ways to reduce and reuse materials.

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Bonus Video

Bonus: Aquatic Terrarium

Learn how to make an aquarium and terrarium out of 2 liter bottles.

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Bonus: Garbage Archeology

Rick explores how garbage can be used in archeology and says something about us today.

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