Junior division resources
Activity sheets, videos, and lesson plans for students in Grades 4-6
Junior division resources:
- Provide students with opportunities to lead.
- Teach Junior students how Peel processes different types of waste.
- Show Junior students how waste can impact the environment.
Waste Management Processes virtual tour
Explore how waste is processed in Peel.
How Long Until Your Waste is Gone - activity sheet
Research how long it takes for your waste to break down.
The Lifeline of Your Lunchbox - lesson plan
Guess how long it take items to break down in a landfill.
A Tour of Peel’s Recycling Facility - video
Watch how recyclables are processed in Peel Region.
What happens to your recycling - video
Watch how recyclables get a new life in Peel Region.
Where do batteries go? - lesson plan
Learn why it’s so important to dispose of batteries properly.
Recyclable vs. Non-recyclable Plastics - lesson plan
Through a story, learn to categorize recyclable plastics and non-recyclable plastics.
Recycling match up - printable activity sheet
Match items to what they turn into after they’re recycled.
Green bin waste hunt - lesson plan
Score and talk about the waste trends in your neighbourhood.
Waste Sorting Crossword - printable activity sheet
Read the clues, then write waste-themed words in a crossword puzzle.