Waste Wise Contract
What if.. Picture Smart Design a Game List
Thinking hats Maths/Logic
Your Name: ____________________________
What if a worm disease killed off all the worms? List five consequences. 1. __________________________________________ 2. ___________________________________________ 3. ___________________________________________ 4. __________________________________________ 5. __________________________________________
In our Waste Wise topic, what might this picture be? (You may add to the picture.) Label the picture and write about it.
Create a Recycling Board Game
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List 10 items you would NEVER discard or throw away.
1. __________________________ 2. __________________________ 3. __________________________ 4. __________________________ 5. __________________________ 6. __________________________ 7. __________________________ 8. __________________________ 9. __________________________ 10. __________________________
Use the letters from the alphabet and make a list of paper products.
A D G J M P S V Y
B E H K N Q T W Z
C F I L O R U X
Design a new stove which is solar powered. Label the parts.
Design a poster to encourage people to reduce the amount of packaging they buy.
Draw a Rubbish Bin. Redesign it by making one part BIGGER. ADD something extra onto it. REPLACE one part with something else.
List different ways can you use yesterday’s newspaper?
1. _____________________________________________________ 2. _____________________________________________________ 3. _____________________________________________________ 4. _____________________________________________________ 5. _____________________________________________________ 6. _____________________________________________________ 7. _____________________________________________________ 8. _____________________________________________________ 9. _____________________________________________________ 10. ____________________________________________________
What might the next new packaging material be made of? __________________________________________ Why?
The answer is: plastic.
Provide 5 interesting questions. ___________________________________
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Design a poster to show composting as a re-cycling process.
“There are no Food Scraps for our compost this week.” Give 5 possible explanations. 1. ________________________________________ 2. ________________________________________ 3. ________________________________________ 4. ________________________________________ 5. ________________________________________
Green Thinking Hat
Create an acrostic poem about an aspect of being Waste Wise. For example compost, reduce.
1. 2. 3. 4. 5.
List 5 problems with composting.
Yellow hat: List 5 good things about composting.
1. 2. 3. 4. 5.
Green hat: Create (Design) a composting system which keeps the good points and overcomes the bad points. Label your diagram.
Survey 10 people in the class to find out the different uses they have for water. Consider how you might record the answers. Record the results using a Bar Graph.
We need to encourage all people to be Waste Wise. Write a jingle (short poem set to music) to do this. You may write new words to suit a song you already know, e.g. Hickory Dickory Dock or Hush-a-bye Baby.
Record facts (keywords) about plastic and paper in the Venn Diagram below. This graphic organiser will help you to record the similarities and differences between these two materials.