S3L2. Students will recognize the effects of pollution and humans on the environment.

a. Explain the effects of pollution (such as littering) to the habitats of plants and animals.

b. Identify ways to protect the environment.

• Conservation of resources

• Recycling of materials


Protecting Our Planet - hands on lesson that helps students understand the environmental impacts of humans, that pollution is harmful to all living things, and has them give examples of ways we can reduce, reuse, and recycle waste. Includes links to other helpful sites. (S3L2 a, b)