Transfer Station Tour

SEEK Updated
10/12/2015
Resource Types: 
Field Trip/Tour
Resource Person
Abstract: 

Tours are available upon request for groups who would like to see how waste is managed in Becker County. You can see sites for management of : Demolition debris, yard waste, appliances/scrap iron, concrete recycling, fluorescent bulbs, batteries , hazardous waste and garbage! Find out where your waste goes!!
Contact Becker County Environmental Services, Sandy Gunderson, 218-846-7200, slgunde@co.becker.mn.us

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ENVIRONMENTAL LITERACY SCOPE AND SEQUENCE
SYSTEM CONCEPT(S) TO BE ADDRESSED:
Waste
Products
Chaos
Cause and Effect

SYSTEM BENCHMARK(S) TO BE ADDRESSED FOR GRADES 3-5, 6-8:
Grades 3-5
B-1 In social and natural systems that consist of many parts, the parts usually influence one another.
Grades 6-8
C-2 The output from a social or natural system can become the input to other parts of social and natural systems.

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MINNESOTA ACADEMIC STANDARDS
MINNESOTA SCIENCE STANDARD(S) TO BE ADDRESSED:
2.I.B.2- The student will recognize and describe patterns in data.

2.II.A.1- The student will sort and classify objects in terms of color, size, shape, weight, texture, flexibility, and attraction to magnets.

3.I.A.1- The student will explore the use of science as a tool that can help investigate and answer questions about the environment.

4.I.A.3- The student will recognize the impact of scientific and technological activities on the natural world.

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Posted by Natural Innovations

Author: 
Becker County Environmental Services
Topic Areas: 
Waste Management
Recycling
Target Audience: 
Grades Pre K-12
Citizen and Youth Groups
Geographic Location: 
Northwest
Fee: 
No
Library loan: 
No
Quantity: 
20 people
Is training required?: 
No
Seasonal: 
No
Season: 
summer
Contact(s) or order information.: 

Becker County Environmental Services
Sandy Gunderson, slgunde@co.becker.mn.us
218-846-7200