World of Waste includes visits to Silverstream landfill, The Dowse Art Museum, Earthlink's facilities and the Waste Management recycling depot.
The tour and associated teacher support is designed to help students understand about the nature and volume of waste that households and schools generate, and to offer alternative ideas to throwing things away and landfilling them. It uses discussions, site visits and a range of activities covering several curriculum links including science, technology and social studies.
The tour best suits students from Year 5 to 8. Each school is allowed up to two bus tours per year.
How much does it cost?
Each school pays $50 towards the cost of the bus hire for each tour. Council pays the rest.
Want to know more?
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