National Aquarium: Reuse the Tube
National Aquarium

Don’t toss paper tubes in the recycling bin (yet). 

National Aquarium: Go Fly an Upcycled Kite
National Aquarium

A plastic bag, some sticks and string are all you need to craft up a kite.

National Aquarium: Make Your Own Socktopus!
National Aquarium

Step-by-step directions with pictures describing how you can create your own socktopus.

The Kennedy Center: Get Dramatic - Reduce, Reuse, Recycle
The Kennedy Center

How do visual and theater arts convey issues about the environment?

Carnegie STEM Girls: Make a Solar Oven to Cook S’mores
Carnegie STEM Girls

Your Challenge: Build a solar oven to make yourself some delicious s’mores!

Siemens STEM Day: Recycled Again
Siemens STEM Day

In this activity, students will design a procedure for separating five types of recyclable materials based on their physical properties.

Siemens STEM Day: Recycling Improvements
Siemens STEM Day

After learning about the amount of paper that the United States uses every year, students will observe how homemade recycled paper is made. Upon examining the result, students will be challenged to refine this process in order to produce a paper product.

California Academy of Sciences: Reducing San Francisco's Landfill Waste
California Academy of Sciences

In this lesson, students learn about decomposition and landfills, and learn how to sort their trash into the appropriate bin.