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Grade 6-8

Conservation and Recycling: What is Conservation?

by Ellie B. | Science

1 Lesson 5:15
  1. 1. Conservation and Recycling: What is Conservation? 5:15

Grade 6-8


NGSS Standards

About the course

"Conservation means avoiding wasteful use of materials, particularly natural resources. Take a close look at nonrenewable resources, or natural resources that are being used up by humans faster than they can be remade by nature.

Learn why the motto Reduce, Reuse, Recycle is integral to conservation and protecting our non-renewable resources."


Mini Compost Bin Part 1

Course overview


Conservation and Recycling: What is Conservation?

Learn about conservation and how you can conserve in your own life.


  • Compost Bin
  • Conservation
  • Environment
  • Fertilizer
  • Recycle

Recommended Materials

2 liter bottle, milk carton, or other recyclable jug, scissors


Ellie (they/them) is a Brooklyn-based performer and teaching artist. Ellie graduated from NYU with a BFA in Drama with minors in Applied Theatre and Linguistics. Ellie is also an environmentalist and forager, and they strive to lead a low-waste lifestyle.

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