Did you know that if every household in America had a faucet that dripped once each second, 928 million gallons of water a day would leak away? Turning off the water while you brush your teeth can save
4 gallons of water a minute. That’s 200 gallons a week for
a family of four. Now more than ever, it is imperative to to teach our young learners how important it is to work toward conservation. In our next science unit, students will be able to describe how earth materials can be conserved by reducing the quantities used and by reusing and recycling materials rather than discarding them.

To help students understand how recycling works, our scientist in residence, Elaine Blanck provided them with a lesson on aluminum recycling.