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Dawson 5th Graders Take a Trash Trip

Dawson's 5th grade is studying recycling. They visited the recycling plant, landfill, Humane Society, and Corvanta where they learned about collecting and organizing scientific ideas that individuals and communities can use to protect Earth’s natural resources and its environment. This included terracing land to prevent soil erosion, utilizing no-till farming to improve soil fertility, regulating emissions from factories and automobiles to reduce air pollution, recycling to reduce overuse of landfill areas. They even made individual edible landfills and played Humane Society Bingo.