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Rubber tires, motor oil, various metals, and, most importantly, aluminum, were necessary for industrial manufacturing during war time. Some of the topics that were covered in this episode were: a The differences between a dump and sanitary fill. b Why it is important to separate trash and recyclable products. c How gasses are captured and processed. classroom application Quest Letters Every episode of Curiosity Quest begins with the host reading questions from a viewer.
RESOURCES curiosity quest to go green by Jon Pieper and Todd R. Kelley introduction Another type of green technology that is not so new is the concept of recycling. These episodes take a look at everything One of the simplest ways to help Go During the Second World War, efforts from what we can do to help keep the Green is to recycle. It can be as simple were made in many communities and earth clean to how things we recycle can as encouraging students to place paper cities to collect materials that could be be turned into everyday products such as into a classroom recycling bin that most used for the war effort. Rubber tires, clothing. teachers have in their classrooms or as motor oil, various metals, and, most complex as teaching about the process importantly, aluminum, were necessary For example, the episode titled “Big of the melting and reforming of glass for industrial manufacturing during war Toys” takes viewers to the Big Toys bottles in a factory designed specifically time. Although most individuals embrace Green Playground Solutions factory. The for that purpose. Although you may this concept, Americans still waste Big Toys Green Playground Solutions understand why it is important to recycle materials—just stop and consider all the Company creates playground equipment and teach your students the importance materials thrown away after your next for schools, parks, childcare centers, of recycling, this resource will give you a visit to a fast-food restaurant. Recent and communities. Joel Greene visits deeper understanding of what happens efforts to Go Green have helped us take Big Toys Green Playground Solutions to to the plastic bottle after you put it into our old, used products and turn them highlight how things that may seem like the recycling bin. into something new. A good example trash are recycled to create playground of this can be found in Curiosity Quest’s equipment. He does this by going through background educational video series: “Big Toys” the unique manufacturing process that episode. is used to take old materials and create Although a new concept in the realm of new equipment for different outdoor play technologies, green technologies have resource areas. Recycling can greatly impact the become the main focus of a number of amount of energy that is consumed in large companies. One application of this Curiosity Quest is an educational video the manufacturing process. For example, trend is the recent push to manufacture series that looks at different technologies a 60-watt light bulb can be run for over hybrid vehicles. Although electric modes and processes that young viewers are a day on the amount of energy saved by of transportation such as commuter trains curious about. Joel Greene, the creator, recycling one pound of steel.
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