Pre-K through 12 Education Programs
Students investigate a park that’s been littered and meet Rigsby the Raccoon, who finds that his park pals have each been impacted by litter. This is a read aloud storybook and part of the lesson is to present the types of litter that can be recycled. Litter and trash are explained, and students are and concepts to recycling. If appropriate for the individual class, the identification of natural resources and their use for making the items that Rigsby found may be covered.
Science SOLs: K.11: Reduce, Reuse & Recycle; Litter Prevention; Intro to Natural Resources
Concepts and Vocabulary Introduced
Litter, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Habitat
Duration: 45 - 60 minutes