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Litter in Tennessee: Data Collection, Analysis and Interpretation

Grade levels: 6th

Topics: Human Impact, Watersheds and the Water Cycle

Languages: English

Interdisciplinary: No

Disciplinary Core Idea
ESS2: Earth's Systems

We all know litter is bad, but how much litter is actually in our environment? And where is it coming from? In this lesson, students will collect, analyze, and interpret data on litter in Tennessee. 

This lesson was originally written for 6th grade. With modification, it could work for Environmental Science standards. 

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This project is funded under a grant contract with the State of Tennessee.