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  Earth Science
  Life Science
  Physical Science

Hands-on Activity

Sort It Out

Fun Forces
Summary
In this activity, students will design a procedure for separating five types of recyclable materials based on their physical properties
Overview
Topic: Sorting Recyclables
Real World Science Topics:
  • An exploration of how to use physical properties to sort materials
  • An exploration of how recycling plants sort recyclable materials
Objective
Students will gain an understanding of how physical properties can be used to sort recyclable materials.

Activity Difficulty Rating: 4 Each hands-on science activity has been ranked based on difficulty of set up and how difficult they are to perform. The rating scale is from 1 to 5, with 1 being the easiest and 5 being the most complicated.

5-MINUTE REFRESHER

TAKE FIVE

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