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Header Picture Captions: Left to Right: Friends of Rock Bridge Memorial S.P. Nature Detectives, Summer 2010; Academie Lafayette, Kansas City, Stream Class; Sustain Mizzou Green Team recycling at an MU home football game, Columbia. If you have pictures of your students learning aout or working in the environment (with permissions) send them to weaverjc@missouri.edu and we will post them.

Missouri Environmental Education News November 2015

MO EE & GS Conference

MEEA held its 19th annual MO Environmental Education and Green Schools Conference at The College School in St. Louis. Top row, left to right: Margarita Rochow: Interactive Watershed Model; Table Talks (MO Coaltion for the Environment); Michael Nelson: Successfully Engaging Diverse Audiences. Middle Row, Left to Right; Tim Wood and TCS students lead tour of the school's green features; Jeff Barrow's Keynote on MO River Relief's education program; Monarch Butterflies program by Gerald Axelbaum and Kathy Lewis. Bottom Row, Left to Right: Brendan Hellebusch: Importance of Math in Sustainability; Jan Weaver and Liz Petersen present Student Organization Award to Ladue Middle School Green Team; David Bruns and Stevin Juhlin: MDC's Discover Nature Schools. Check out other photos from the conference by Jaclyn Stewart-Strothman of TCS here. Learn more about TCS here.

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The MEEA List of Things to Know About Plastics


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Plastics Game Cards

Mixed up about the different kinds of plastics there are? Use these game cards to become more familiar with six of the seven kinds that are recycled by many cities, towns and counties.

There are 6 sets of four cards, one set each for plastics 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6. Each set has a card:

The instructions include how to make the cards and rules for playing two games, Matching and Go Fish, using the cards. Both games can help familiarize players with the different kinds of plastics and how they are recycled. This can be helpful in learning about recycling plastics.

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Plastics Game Cards

the page for plastics 1 through 3


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