Description: How can human efforts positively or negatively impact environments? How can Georgians help protect environments within their state? In this program students will study the purpose of the Four R’s (Refuse, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle) and how they can implement them in their daily lives to help conserve their local environments.
Georgia Standards of Excellence
- S3L2. Obtain, evaluate, and communicate information about the effects of pollution (air, land, and water) and humans on the environment.
- a. Ask questions to collect information and create records of sources and effects of pollution on plants and animals.
- S3L1. Obtain, evaluate, and communicate information about the similarities and differences between plants, animals, and habitats found within geographic regions (Blue Ridge Mountains, Piedmont, Coastal Plains, Valley and Ridge, and Appalachian Plateau) of Georgia.
- a. Ask questions to differentiate between plants, animals, and habitats found within Georgia’s geographic regions.
Next Generation Science Standards
- 3-LS4-4 Make a claim about the merit of a solution to a problem caused when the environment changes and the types of plants and animals that live there may change.