Title: Look at a Landfill
Abstract: This lesson is designed for grades K-3. Students wil identify landfills as the most common method of disposing solid waste; describe the form and function of a sanitary landfill by observing a model; understand that waste does not "go away" or decompose when it is placed in a landfill in comparison to a natural cycle; discuss how landfills take up space and are located in areas that are, or were, habitats for people and wildlife.
Source: Oregon DEQ
Date of Publication: October 2004
Resource Type: Classroom Lessons
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